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7 Landscaping Tips For Beginners

landscaping7 Landscaping Tips For Beginners

Whether it’s adding new plants, taking care of the grass, or giving your lawn an overhaul, landscaping can pose challenges that not all homeowners can handle. This is why a lot of people choose to hire a landscaping specialist. Of course, professional help would be so much better in every aspect. However, if you don’t mind getting your hands dirty and spending a lot of time in your garden, here’s an article for you. Check out these seven landscaping tips for total newbies in gardening:

For proper care and maintenance, always consider hiring professional landscaping specialists

  1. Consider your wants and needs – this is the first part of the landscape planning phase. Before you make any elaborate plans about which plants to choose or whether to add that patio, think about what you really need and why. This is also the perfect time to get in touch with a landscaper and start talking about your plans. Carefully laying things out will make your project run smoother.
  1. Think about the location – which part of your property has more space in it? One of the most common mistakes that new homeowners make is adding landscaping Charleston features without considering the location. Give it a through or two on where you should put that deck or if it’s best to have it in the first place.
  1. Spend time with your landscape – you can’t really make any ideas if you don’t spend time on your landscape. Take at least an hour of your time each day, or less if need be, just so you could visualize where you want things to go and which ones go where.
  1. Start small – when you are planning major enhancements to your lawn, be sure that you are starting small. Don’t go all out just yet. Make sure that you can manage the changes and that lawn care would also be easily accomplished.
  1. Look for a focal point – every property is different or at least depending on how you look at it. If you don’t want the cookie-cutter type of lawn, you should invest some time in figuring out a focal point for your landscape.
  1. Progress with the right pacing – landscaping is a long process and normally takes weeks or months to fully materialize. It’s because of this that homeowners should make progress or change in increments. Pushing the changes too fast could lead to problems later on. It’s best to make the necessary enhancements at a manageable pace where changes could be easily reverted if you change your mind.
  1. Be open for change – you might have a bright idea today but you may change your mind the next day. Don’t settle on just one idea for your landscaping project. The key to a successful landscape project is to be open to any changes that may come. Remember, each property is different and may offer little or more possibilities. It’s only when you accept all ideas that you could really figure out the best way to proceed with your project.

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Porter Hayes Landscaping LLC
Charleston, SC 29419
(843) 532-3270

Porter Hayes Landscaping LLC
2170 Bees Ferry Rd #3 Charleston SC 29419