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Basic Landscaping Ideas

Are you looking for a way to refresh the outside of your home? The weather is warming up and the days seem longer. Everyone is starting to spend more time outside. Make your home more appealing with outdoor landscaping. Here are some landscaping ideas that will elevate your outside home experience and increase your home value. 

Greenery

Green spaces have proven to boost your mood. There are a lot of options when making your landscaping greener. One way is creating a landscaping bed with shrubs that will thrive in that area. A professional landscaping will give the perfect plant landscaping ideas for you. Mulch or rock in the area will emphasize the green effect. 

A great place to start is with your lawn as a whole. Fertilizer treatments will help your grass health. This will create a green lawn to complement the landscape areas. A healthy lawn is the best start to any new landscaping ideas. 

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Hardscaping

The most dramatic ideas to add to your lawn are hardscape patios and walls. These are the most expensive in the list of landscaping ideas, but can change a space dramatically. Patios will add outdoor seating and expand your indoor/outdoor living. While retaining walls do serve a function, they do add appeal to the property as well. Function should add beauty in the landscaping world. These add the largest amount of home value. 

Clean-Ups

Often lawns are not ready for the two ideas above. Homeowners need to start with a clean-up. Debris on the lawn causes dead spots. Dead spots are easy to prevent and hard to fix. They can’t take thousands to repair and only hundreds to prevent. Staying on top of your general lawn care is very important. 

Overall landscape ideas are endless. Contacting a professional landscaper will ensure that you will have plants and greenery that will thrive on your property. Going into a project without that education or experience can lead to a failed project. Always consult a professional.

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