Once the winter weather arrives, many homeowners tend to place their outdoor planning and projects on the backburner. But the reality is, winter is the best time to start strategizing now while you have the downtime to do so. Plus, you’ll have everything ready to go once the weather warms up so you can book your landscapers early before they book up for the high season. And of course, imagining how lush and inviting your ideal backyard will be once it’s complete helps keep your mind off of the current frigid winter weather. Here are a few good reasons to take advantage of your time now to plan your next outdoor project.