Landscape Renovation: How to Restore Your Beautiful Yard

Landscape Renovation: How to Restore Your Beautiful Yard
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    Is your yard an eyesore?

    You know that your yard is your first chance to make a great impression for visitors and people who drive by your home.

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A landscape renovation might not be as difficult as you think it will be. Here are a few tips for your renovation and to give you a yard you can be proud to say is yours.

Fire Pit and Seating

Fire pits are the latest trend in outdoor landscaping and a great way for your family to enjoy your yard. Fire pits are great for fall and winter evenings when you want to enjoy your yard. You can purchase a preassembled fire pit or build one yourself. There are many designs available of varying sizes to ensure there is one that will fit the constraints of your yard size.

Trees and Safety

If yard maintenance has not been a priority in recent months, you will want to hire an arborist to come to your home and evaluate the condition of your trees. An arborist is a landscaper who specializes in trees, including their health and placement. A sick tree in your yard can present a danger to your home and family (Source: Arborcare Tree Service). This specialist will carefully examine each tree and shrub in your yard to determine their health and viability. If you do have a sick tree, this professional will make a recommendation for treatment or if the tree needs to be removed for safety reasons.

Garden Landscapes

Every day, you hear more and more about the chemicals being used on the nations produce. You can dedicate a portion of your landscape to become a garden. This is your chance to “go green” and grow your own food. This does not have to be your grandparents barren patch of land they called a garden. You can build frames or boxes to grow various vegetables and herbs inside and add a bit of flair.

Patching Areas of Baldness in Your Grass

The daily temperatures need to be exceeding 52 degrees daily before undertaking this project. After determining, there is not a bug infestation or other problem to prohibit grass growth, you will want to remove the dead grass and dirt. Next, you will need to fill in the area with topsoil. You will want to sprinkle the area liberally with grass seeds and then rake it to settle the seeds under the topsoil. A layer of pine straw should be the final step. The pine straw will keep the area moist and keep the local bird population from eating the seeds.

With a little hard work, you can turn your lawn disaster into a dream come true. You can take advantage of one or all of these tips to get a wonderful yard you can be proud to call yours.

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