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How to care for your garden and yard in every season.

How to care for your garden and yard in every season.
A garden can help you save money on groceries, while beautiful flower beds can add value to your home. Here are a few tips for maintaining your yard year-round.

Spring

Now is the time to sow seeds and take care to prevent a late-spring frost from killing your plants. Divide and plant any leftover fall perennials. Plant vegetables that turn over quickly, so you can get more than one crop over the summer. Aerate and fertilize your grass to ward off weeds or insects.

Summer

Many plants as well as your lawn require more frequent or deeper watering. Add mulch to help beds retain moisture, and make sure you pull weeds throughout the season. Finally, harvest your crops and replant where you can.

Fall

Enjoy the last of your crops and flowers, and then clear your gardens out for the season. Compost dead plants for use on your beds next year. Plant your bulbs for next spring. Fertilize the lawn and prune trees well before the first frost sets in.

Winter

Plan your garden for next year by perusing gardening books or exploring Pinterest for ideas. Maintain and repair gardening tools. If you have irrigation, check for any damage or leaks while the need for watering is low.

Simple tips like these can create a happier, healthier and more valuable home. Thank you for thinking of me for all of your real estate needs, and be sure to share my contact information with anyone you know who’s looking to buy, sell or invest in a home.

What does your landscaping plan need?

There are a few different things to think about when making a landscaping plan to
be successful. Your plan needs to be well thought out and all issues must be dealt
with ahead of time. Take into consideration the amount of sun each are of the yard
will get as well as how much water it will receive and where the water will sit.
How do you plan to water and do you have good drainage.

The best plans will use the natural beauties that are already a part of any yard.
Most yards will have something going for them so find this and use it to make your
landscaping plan stunning. For example there may be some great rock formations,
trees, or flowers. Use what is there and your landscaping plan will look that
much more natural and gorgeous every single time.
Think about the cost ahead of time. You need to know how much you will be able to
afford before you go all out designing this amazing, yet expensive landscaping
plan. Once your landscaping plan has taken everything into consideration and the
and only then should you start putting this plan into motion.

Landscape photos for eye catching inspiration.

Get a great landscaping picture
Most people have a hard time coming up with a great landscaping plan. Take a look through books, magazines, and online resources like pinterest and Houzz. Once you find all your landscaping pictures you will be that much closer to designing your yard, just like that. This landscaping picture will give you all of the inspiration that you need to come up with the most gorgeous and eye catching ideas around.

Even if you choose to work with a professional landscaper for your yard you should make sure that they show you what they expect your home to look like once it has been completed. The landscaping picture will tell you how much imagination the landscaper has as well as how much work they actually plan on doing. So never, choose a landscaper until you see some kind of landscaping picture. The best landscapers usually have a portfolio that they will let you flip through. This is so useful because you will see exactly the kind of service you will be getting if you choose this company.

When people walk by your house you want them to notice it for how gorgeous and wonderful it looks. Having a lovely picturesque landscape can make all of the difference
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