Landscaping improvements can provide a return on investment just as kitchen does. Lawn care, for example, is often more complex than people assume, but you can improve your lawn maintenance by customizing your lawn care routine to what kind of grass you have growing in what different soil types, and making intelligent use of fertility. Tall, old trees are also a very useful design element that can lend both shade and character to your property. You should also adjust your mixes of annuals and perennials to ensure that the winter season doesn’t make your lawn look horrible for a large chunk of the year.
- Many people believe that the kitchen and bathrooms are the best places in the home for one to put in high end upgrades.
- Sometimes one might engage in watering and mowing the lawn and doing it consistently on schedule, but the author states that does not mean it is done well.
- Lawn care is complex and can depend on things like grass type and climate, so the author advises homeowners to see a lawn care professional to do it.
“If you are looking for the best place around your home — the place that will help you earn back more than 100 percent of your costs — there is no better place to turn than your landscaping.”