Once the first official frost is no longer a threat, don’t you just want to run out into your yard and startspring landscaping? All winter long the excuse of it being too cold, or everything is covered with snow is no longer an issue. Now that spring is here, gardening, landscaping and increasing your curb appeal is on most people’s minds.
Plan out your strategy for your landscaping in advance. Are you going to break it up in phases, or are you going to hire a landscape professional to help you plan? Ask for guidance from your local nursery or neighbors who have beautiful landscaping! They can probably give you as good of advice as a professional.Once you know what type of plants you’d like at your home, map out, or stake out the area in which your plants will be planted. Estimate enough room for pedestrians walking around, as well as growth and future maintenance of your landscaping. Ensure walkways will have safe areas for footing, and tall plants will not obstruct view lines from inside your home.
Unlike a paint color in your home, once it’s up you’re done, landscaping requires maintenance and care. From pulling weeds, watering and pruning, to occasional replacement of dead plants, etc… Once again, plan what plants will suit your maintenance schedule. Consider hiring a professional gardener or lawn service to take care of your yard if necessary.
Landscaping your outdoor home is one of the joys of springtime, which many people look forward to. You will be surprised how much you enjoy your landscaping once you have planned it in advance. Go ahead, get going, before you know it, summer will be here!
Are you looking for a pool for the summer? There are homes out there with oasis backyards. Let me show them to you. Are you looking for a starter home? Yup, I can find that for you too!
Just a few ideas. Remember, if you are thinking of selling your house this year, the outside is just as important as the inside. Buyers will make a decision within 15 seconds of arriving at your property as to whether they even want to see it. Also, if it shows nicely outside it will sell quicker and the profits will be higher.
The latest Market Watch is available on line. You can get a hard copy at any time, but let's save a tree or 2. What other questions do you have at this time? Feel free to phone or text me directly at 416 427 1875 with all your Real Estate questions. I'll be happy to assist you.
Let's hope that Spring is now closer than ever.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Betty Bartusevicius, Sales Representative ASA
RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc., Brokerage
OFFICE: 905 828 3434 ~ DIRECT: 416 427 1875
WEB SITE: www.bettybart.com
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