Cheap Landscaping Options That Won’t Break the Bank

Aug 31, 2016 by

Cheap Landscaping Options That Won’t Break the Bank

Landscaping can be a significant benefit to home value.

Landscaping can be a blessing in disguise when it comes to home value. While it’s already pretty obvious that sprucing up your front or back yard will make your house look aesthetically pleasing, many homeowners still do not consider the fact that it’s a huge benefit if you are planning on placing the property on the market. Here are some ways that you can get your landscape in shape without breaking the bank.

Clean Up Your Yard

Simply cleaning your yard on a regular basis can keep it looking lively and fresh. Trim any hedges or bushes that you have around your yard. Get rid of any fallen tree branches. Remove weeds with a pesticide or another product. You can even pressure wash your deck or porch.

Add More Greens

If your yard looks a bit dull, try planting some trees and adding some new bushes around it. Be careful that you don’t overdo it as it’ll just end up looking all clustered. Also, note that the more shrubs that you add to your yard, the more upkeep it’s going to require. If you don’t want a yard that’s filled with dead branches, plant as much as you can handle – or you can hire a gardener to take care of them for you.

Create a Pathway

By adding a beautiful pathway to your home, you’re making the front of your home more appealing to visitors and guests. Try planting some flowers or shrubs leading up to your front door to give it a more beautiful accent. Or, you can line your pathway with some lights to give it that soft touch when it’s dark outside.

Kuba Jewgieniew is the head of Realty ONE Group, a real estate brokerage firm that has nearly 5,000 associates.

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