If you're like most homeowners, you're looking forward to getting outside and enjoying your outdoor living space now that the warm weather is right around the corner. What you may not be looking forward to, however, is the return of seasonal lawn and garden chores. If you're the type who'd rather relax in leisure while enjoying outdoor barbecues rather than maintaining your landscaping, you're in luck—there are many yard and garden strategies designed to minimize the amount of routine care necessary to maintain an attractive appearance.
- As a landlord, even if you only own a single rental property, then you understand how important it is to not have a vacant property. Every month that your space sits empty, you are losing income. So,it's important to make sure that you have a fast turnover. If your place has sat empty for longer then you feel comfortable, then you should make an effort to make the outside area (house and lawn) look beautiful.
- You know that winter is always just around the corner, and it might already be snowy in your neck of the woods. If you still have time to prepare your yard for the winter, take these steps to make sure that your yard looks great when spring rolls on in this year. 1. Clear debris from your yard. This includes dead grass, leaves, and other lawn mess. Otherwise, you may find your yard building up a layer of moss and fungus that may lead to disease for the entirety of your beautiful landscape.
- Landscaping your yard can get expensive when you're purchasing most of your landscaping supplies from a local store. If you have intentions of working on the landscaping of your yard and need to save money due to a limited budget or simply want to divert your money towards various projects around your home, it's a good idea to look into how salvaged materials can be used. Purchasing used materials for cheap or even picking them up for free can help you create a yard that feels truly unique without sacrificing quality.
- If you want an elegant touch for your garden area, add a stone edging, often called paver edging. Adding a stone edging is attractive, but it also keeps weeds under control, and it defines a mowing edge. You should be able to lay the edging yourself with no landscaping experience. Here are some tips to install a stone garden edging. Prepare to Work For this project, you need: work gloves tape measure pencil string or hoses landscape spray hand tamper or digging bar shovel, stakes course sand wheel barrow or wagon plastic barrier (optional) landscaping stones Draw an outline of the garden on paper, and determine a placement for the edging.