7 Landscaping Tips For Your New Home

Landscaping Tips For Your New Home

As the season changes from Winter to Spring, it’s time to start thinking about revamping your yard with some landscaping to add to the beauty of your home!

Attractive landscaping plays an important role in the overall aesthetic appeal of a home. Unique ideas can be brought to life to set your yard apart from others in many creative ways. How can you utilize the space your yard has to offer? What colours compliment your house to make your yard visually appealing?

With these ideas in mind, the process of restoring your yard can be very simple! Allow us to outline the key ideas to think about when landscaping your yard into something beautiful!

 

#1 Make Sure to Think Ahead

Planning Ahead

Often, the upkeep of your front yard can be quite the task. When constructing your landscape, it is important to consider how much time you want to dedicate to maintaining your gardens, grass, and other plants. Consider not creating as many tasks for yourself in your yard if your daily lifestyle is incredibly busy!

 

#2 Simplicity is Key

Simplicity in Landscaping

A clean, simplistically organized yard can be a very attractive thing! Overcrowding of plants, shrubs, and trees can often take away from the beauty of each of them alone. This Spring, focus on utilizing the space you have and be creative. That may be having fewer trees to open up the space, or making sure to have an even amount of space between plants.

 

#3 Add a Color Scheme

Colourful Gardening

Vibrantly coloured flowers are often the first thing that catches the eye when looking at a nicely landscaped yard. Be creative and utilize a pop of colour to enhance the beauty in your yard! Whether you feature many different colours or only a few, the visual appeal of colours can make your yard stand out.

 

#4 Consider Landscaping with Rock Walls

Landscaping with Rock Walls

Rock walls are an excellent asset to section out different parts of your yard. These sections could differentiate between gardens, pebbles, and grassy areas, or whatever else your creativity leads you to! Rock walls are very aesthetically pleasing as they nicely contrast to all of the greenery and other colours throughout your property.

 

#5 Create Clear Pathways

Clear Garden Pathways

Creating clear pathways is beneficial for spacing and sectioning different parts of your yard. It also allows for creativity as you can choose how unique you would like these paths to be. Maybe you want to build a stone pathway? This could create more space for your plants to thrive as they would not be as overcrowded.

 

#6 Utilize Landscaping Fabric

Landscaping Fabric

Landscape fabric is the cloth-like material that you lay down before adding dirt. This is such an important step for the upkeep of your yard as landscape fabric controls the growth of weeds by limiting sunlight. For those who have a busy life, this fabric can be a life-saver and will eliminate hours of time weeding!

 

#7 Consider Landscaping with Bark Mulch or Pebbles

Landscaping with Bark Mulch

There are many dirt alternatives that look great in the front yard! Using bark mulch or pebbles for planting instead of dirt can make your yard look much tidier and unique. These alternatives are also more cost-efficient than dirt as they are a one-time buy!

 

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