The key to creating a successful spring garden that lasts into the summer is to plan for it early. Visualize how your garden looked last year, and how you used it. Did some plants not thrive in that space? Were garden items difficult to get around? Perhaps some foliage was trampled because the area lacked a footpath, or the landscape was crying out for a water feature.
If you have recently transformed from an apartment renter to a homeowner, congratulations! You are now able to reap the rewards of homeownership such as tax savings and the ability to do what you want with your property. The very small downside is that now you are responsible for home maintenance. You are the landlord. It is true, though, that a well-maintained garden and home exterior not only add to the beauty and value of your home but will also increase the enjoyment of your property.
A backyard provides a green space for relaxation, exercise, a place for pets and kids to run, and so much more. All of Landmark 24 homes in the various communities offer the opportunity to turn your backyard into a very special place for family and friends. Having a yard that is your own can be rewarding in many ways.
Landscaping for a new home is a challenge. It also provides a wonderful opportunity to be creative and design your outdoor space to suit you and your lifestyle. Whether you plan to do all the work yourself or hire a professional, you must draw up a landscape design. Start with asking yourself questions about what you like, how you live, how much are you willing to spend and whether a high- or low-maintenance landscape is right for you.