Why You Should Put More Effort into Landscaping

Why You Should Put More Effort into Landscaping

Your home deserves updates and improvements. Homes serve as both a refuge from the world and as a community center – so you must improve yours to match your needs. The exterior, specifically, is the first thing a person sees upon visiting – and is also where families spend a lot of their time. Putting more effort into landscaping will make your house feel more like your home.

Why You Should Put More Effort into Landscaping: Add to Your Backyard Experience

The backyard is just such a place. It’s not typically visible to others, and thus is a space that you can curate just for you and your family. However, it can also serve as a place to entertain. Plant a garden, even a small one. That way you can get fresh produce and herbs from your very own yard while providing biodiversity and making the area aesthetically more interesting. Plants, flowers, and trees can be considered. Add chairs, a table, and other accessories (a firepit, a trampoline, etc.) to make it a welcoming space. Lights can do wonders for the atmosphere – so invest in some bulbs that you can string up and use to create a beautiful little environment.

Improve Your Curb Appeal

The front of your home, on the other hand, will be a little different. You want to create a balance between experience and curb appeal. In other words, it should still be fun to be in – but it should also look particularly good. Use stones, mulch, or soil to landscape and form your lawn. Trees and shrubs will also be great to use for that same reason. Lawns need to be well-maintained if you want them to look their best. You should keep your lawn a little longer during times of hot and dry weather. On the other hand, you could just throw out the lawn entirely, since a sustainable garden of diverse plant life is much better.

Why You Should Put More Effort into Landscaping: Home Value

While the viability of this particular advantage will vary greatly depending on the home, it’s something you’ll want to consider. Truthfully – the landscaping of the yards doesn’t usually make a big difference in the value of a home the way that interior renovations or home extensions can. However, the clean and welcoming ambiance they create is very valuable precisely because it is desirable – much in the same way that decluttering and depersonalizing the interior does.

Landscaping can be time-consuming and/or expensive. But then again, so is any home project worth doing. By using plants, grass, rocks, and numerous other accessories tastefully, you’ll transform your yard into something stunning.

Check out this article on outdoor maintenance you should spend more time on!

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$1,795,000
Land For Sale
Active
0.4175
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
3508 Stuart Ct
Fort Myers, FL 33901
York Manor Subdivision
$5,800,000
Land For Sale
Active
1.3945
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1215 & 1233 Braman Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$15,950,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
9
TOTAL BATHS
10,033
SQFT
1240 Coconut Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Palm Gardens Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$885,999
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,467
SQFT
1249 Osceola Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Riverside Subdivision
$2,290,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3,230
SQFT
3752 Harold Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$599,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,503
SQFT
1362 Braman Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Becklers Riverside Add Subdivision
Listing courtesy of Sara Kyle of NEXTHOME ADVISORS
$1,875,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,684
SQFT
3232 Mcgregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Riverside Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$335,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,109
SQFT
1420 Moreno Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Mcgregor Estates Subdivision
$6,000,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
5
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
7,719
SQFT
2844 Valencia Way
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Lynns Add Subdivision
$479,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,784
SQFT
1414 Alhambra Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$569,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,903
SQFT
1353 Sunbury Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
La Chelle Manor Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$524,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,720
SQFT
1334 Sunbury Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
La Chelle Manor Subdivision
$199,900
Land For Sale
Pending
0.19
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1461 Barcelona Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$2,795,000
Land For Sale
Active
1.1381
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1301 Poinciana Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Poinciana Park Subdivision
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$499,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
6
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,925
SQFT
1473 Barcelona Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Valencia Terrace Subdivision
$950,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,898
SQFT
1436 Cordova Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
New Listing - 4 days online
$659,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,306
SQFT
1542 Olmeda Way
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Allen Court Subdivision
$389,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,540
SQFT
1573 Maravilla Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Allen Park Subdivision
$969,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,153
SQFT
1433 Lynwood Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision

 

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