3 Cheap Steps for Landscaping

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Arizona Resource Realty BR518926000

The greatest landscaping plans mix soft- and hardscaping elements. The smartest homeowners use low-cost landscaping solutions to strike a balance between expense and effect. Going the DIY approach when feasible is one of the greatest methods to save money on landscaping.


Here are 3 steps to Achieve the Cheapest route:


Refresh or add mulch to the beds

Mulch is an inexpensive way to give any yard a little aesthetic interest. The cost of having 3 cubic yards of mulch delivered and laid is on average $275 nationwide, but you may save money by doing it yourself. Even a few bags of mulch that cost less than $4 each could be sufficient for smaller areas. The most important thing to remember about mulch is that it's preferable to replenish it every year, but the advantages of having mulch make this do-it-yourself project worthwhile.


Plant Perennials to Enjoy Each Year

The allure of perennial flowers and plants is that you just need to purchase them once to enjoy them year after year. Planting seedlings or blooming flowers incur an upfront investment, but choosing perennial species will provide you with a wide range of color selections in virtually any environment. Many perennial plants can eventually grow to occupy the additional area, which may be a wonderful way to add a splash of color.


Grow indigenous plants to reduce your water bill.

You may finally save money while preserving the environment if you take the time to learn about the local vegetation. The main reason for this is that native plants are already adapted to the local rainfall, so you don't have to invest as much in watering them. Make sure to explore beyond flowers while researching native plants. There is also natural ground cover, attractive grasses, shrubs, and trees to look into.


Although it is possible to perform landscaping projects on your own, this does not mean that you should. If you don't have the time, the necessary tools, or the desire to perform your landscaping labor, think about hiring a landscaping professional. This may be useful if you have a very sizable yard or are unsure of the upkeep it requires.


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Comments (4)

John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Hello Tamra Lee Ulmer these are very good list of cheap steps for landscaping.

Jan 30, 2023 07:53 PM
Tamra Lee Ulmer

Thank you John. 

Jan 31, 2023 08:33 AM
Joe Jackson
Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty - Columbus, OH
Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert

This is an excellent post with great information. Thanks for sharing it.

Have a super fantastic week!
Joe Jackson, Realtor-KWCP

Jan 31, 2023 05:22 AM
Tamra Lee Ulmer

Welcome Joe. 

Jan 31, 2023 08:33 AM
Potranco Realty
Potranco Realty - San Antonio, TX
"Sold with Potranco Realty"

Good morning Tamara, always good to make a home's landscape look fresh with a few great ides you listed.

Feb 01, 2023 05:08 AM
Tamra Lee Ulmer

Indeed. I agree. 

Feb 01, 2023 07:32 AM
Leanne Smith
Dirt Road Real Estate - Golden Valley, AZ
Relocation to NW AZ with elbow room & more freedom

Here in the high desert, crushed gravel replaces green grass.  Metal plant sculptures look good and do not require watering. Fresh paint on the house is also an added plus.

Feb 01, 2023 06:21 PM