3 interior design tips for preparing your backyard for spring

Spring is upon us and with it comes the joyous prospect of outdoor entertaining. Whether you are looking to overhaul your backyard ideas completely, or to make a few seasonal tweaks in preparation, these are some of the things that you should consider.

Interior Designer

Emma Sims Hilditch

Founded in 2009, the Sims Hilditch design practice has become one of the most trusted and respected in the industry. Its couture approach combines interior architecture, interior design and procurement management within one concept-to-completion, fully bespoke service. Creative Founder, Emma Sims-Hilditch is passionate about her belief that good design can transform not only how people live but also how they feel. By creating characterful, beautiful and intelligent interiors, Emma and the Sims Hilditch team empowers clients to radically improve the quality of their lives.

1. Make the most of space

Wooden garden table with wicker chairs and white umbrella

(Image credit: Sims Hilditch)

First, consider the size of the backyard you are working with. A small urban patio will require a different approach to a manor house on a vast estate.