If your senior parents have recently purchased a home, there's a chance that the landscaping may not be finished. Since your parents likely enjoy spending time outside, you'll want to help out and take your time to look into what you can do to make the landscaping look as great as possible. Instead of doing projects based on your own preferences, it's best to consider what kinds of landscaping projects can be suitable for seniors.
If you're hoping to add some quick value to your home, you might consider improving the landscape. Landscape design can improve your curb appeal and the perception of how well-cared for your property is, which makes it more appealing to buyers. Plus, a usable landscape extends the living area from the home to make better use of the land it sits on. Here are some landscape features that can add value to your home.
While most people think of hardscape elements in their yard as large and expensive, you can do a lot with even a small and budget-friendly hardscape plan. To help you find the perfect addition for your space, here are 4 fantastic, inexpensive options. Budget Kitchen. An outdoor kitchen doesn't have to be elaborate and filled with exotic building materials. All you really need is a spot that you can protect from the elements and a solid footing underneath.
Drip irrigation is an excellent option if you want to conserve water but still ensure that your landscape plants are getting the moisture they need. Drip systems are generally used in vegetable gardens, flower beds, or to irrigation bushes and trees. There are some mistakes that can compromise the effectiveness of your system, so it's important to know what they are so you can avoid them. #1: Ignoring emitter placement
Few things are more relaxing looking through your window and watching winter birds on a cold day. While it's relatively simple to landscape for a bird-friendly yard in the spring and summer, winter landscaping can be a bit more challenging. The following tips can help you make a more welcoming cold weather refuge for your feathered friends. Tip #1: Provide a water source Free-flowing water is one of the hardest things for over-wintering birds to find when the temperatures are cold.
I have always been someone who absolutely adores being outside, which is probably one of the reasons I decided to buy a home with a large lot. However, as soon as I moved in, I realized that yard work was a lot more challenging than I had anticipated, which is why I called in a team of professional landscapers. They were amazing to work with and got right to it, and within a few days, the yard was looking amazing. I wanted to create a blog all about creating beautiful outdoors spaces so that other people can help to beautify the world.