5 Easy landscaping tips

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You’ve made sure your home is ready for sale. But what about your landscape? Is it ready to make potential homebuyers fall in love with your property? Here are five easy landscaping tips to prepare your garden to impress prospective buyers. 

If you want prospective buyers to feel love at first sight when they first lay their eyes on your property, you also need to make sure your yard is in tip-top shape. A well-groomed landscape is going to help you to make a good impression and will also drive up the value of your home. 

Here are five tips to make your landscape look great before you plop a “For Sale” sign in your front yard. 

  1. Prune and trim

Pruning and trimming your trees, hedges, and shrubs will make your landscape look fresh and organized. By pruning your trees, you’re going to make them look in good shape and healthy. Also, by trimming hedges and shrubs, you’ll give them a crisp look. 

  1. Add mulch to flower and tree beds

Adding a new layer of mulch around the plants in your garden will instantly give your yard a neat and polished look. Your landscape will no longer look neglected and unorganized because layers of mulch can help you add the appearance of a garden that is cared for. If some of your plants tend to look dry or yellow, you can also fertilize them with humic acid for hemp so that they grow healthy and happy. 

  1. Mow the lawn

Sometimes, mowing your lawn can be all that your landscape needs to look neat and fresh. Overgrown grass can really make your landscape look messy and can distract the eyes of potential homebuyers from the highlights of your property. 

So, keep your lawn mowed to make your landscape look in tip-top shape. You can also edge your lawn along the driveway and plant beds as a finishing touch. 

  1. Add a comfy patio

Think for a second what you’d like to see in the garden of a home you are planning to buy. Wouldn’t you want a patio where you can spend your time outdoors and connect with nature? If the answer is “yes,” prospective buyers also likely would like the same thing.

A comfortable patio in your garden will make homebuyers to imagine themselves spending their time in your landscape. They will perceive your property more like home.  

  1. Add a focal point that creates an experience

All potential homebuyers will be drawn to a focal point in your landscape that will make your yard more inviting. Whether it is a big tree, a fountain, a vibrant color, or an ornament, a focal point can make your landscape look more interesting and eye-catching. 

Taking care of your landscape as well, not just of your home will help you attract more prospective homebuyers and will also increase the value of your property. Spruce up your landscape, and this will help find the right buyer and sell your home a lot faster. 

 

 

 

Comments (1)

Bob Ratliff
Robert Ratliff Realty - San Antonio, TX
"Sold with Bob"

Landscaping is a must when selling in my marketing. Home landscaping that make first feel good impressions will make the rest of the home tour a delight.

Nov 16, 2020 08:20 AM