The example of the simple backyard ideas is planting some plants. Planting some plants will be great idea for the people because it can provide the fresh air in the backyard that will make the backyard becomes comfortable to stay with the family.
Dry Stream Bed. Dig it deeper and fill the whole thing in with rocks and large gravel and you will have a French drain, which will help with run-off and such. Going to do something like this on the side yard to keep it from being washed away in monsoons.