Spending time outdoors has a lot of benefits- including lowering stress and boosting your mood- and springtime in North Texas provides plenty of opportunities to enjoy the sunshine with friends and family. Whether you’re starting from scratch with a brand new home or apartment, or just looking to spruce up your current digs, our Best in DFW winners have you covered when it comes to home and garden projects that will improve the look and value of your home. From the living room to the backyard, there are plenty of options available to prim up your space this spring. Here are four businesses to aid you in getting started.

Terri Becker

Gold: Best Interior Design Firm

Every living space needs a little sprucing up. From gardens to porches, even interior spaces can use a little work now and then. A fresh coat of paint or a new floor can give any space a brand-new feel. Terri Becker and her multi-award winning and raved design work holds numerous awards and accolades. She defines herself as a “mom, artist, curator, traveler, food critic, photographer, avid reader, and creator of breath-taking spaces that are big on functionality and design.” View her gallery of work on her site here.

North Havens Gardens

Gold: Best Gardening Store/Nursery

North Haven Gardens carries over 7,000 different varieties of plants and flowers including hanging baskets, annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees. Their garden team has been trained in a variety of areas from interior plant knowledge to landscape design. If you are interested in adding to the greenery inside or outside of your living space give them a call at 972-217-9255 or stop by their gorgeous greenhouse. Tell them Best in DFW sent you.

CitiTurf

Gold: Best Landscape Maintenance

This Dallas-based company has been providing homeowners in Texas with top lawn services since 2005. Their 17 years of experience have allowed them to expand their services to include regular lawn mowing, landscape trimming and pruning, annual flower installations, and more. When Spring causes temperatures to start heating up and you are quick to notice the bugs that make their way into your homes, no need to worry, CitiTurf also offers pest control to keep your family and pets safe. You can call (214) 997-1089 for a free consultation.

Rooster Home and Hardware

Gold: Best Home Improvement Store, Gold Best Pet Store, Bronze Best Gardening Store/Nursery

This family-owned home improvement store has been helping customers transform their spaces for over 40 years. Their goal has always been to have the tools and supplies that you need for whatever your project may be and to provide cheerful knowledge and advice whenever you need it. Rooster provides frequent workshops and demonstrations, and special events featuring local and national authors and celebrities. To make greener living fun, visit their location in Dallas or view their website here.