Now that spring is here, are you feeling ready to tackle some yard projects but don’t know where to begin? Don’t let your landscaping goals and dreams take a backburner. Here are 5 tips to get out there and make your landscaping picture perfect:
Create a landscaping plan
Before you start digging and planting, it’s important to make a plan. You should set a budget and determine all your needs and wants. We recommend drawing a blueprint to help decide how many plants you’ll need and how well they will fit in your yard. With a plan, your landscaping will end up looking more professional and you’ll likely stick to your budget!
Consider your future yard
When you first put your flowers and shrubs in the ground, things might look a little sparse. Don’t worry about filling every gap and try not to overcrowd. Remember, your plants will grow and spread out. Part of creating picture perfect landscaping is thinking about how your yard will look once everything has bloomed and blossomed.
Choose a focal point to make your landscaping picture perfect
You want your landscaping to be one cohesive look. Selecting a focal point such as a water feature, a statue, or a bed of rose bushes will help determine the other aspects of your landscaping. Use your focal point to decide on the other bushes, flowers, or features that will compliment your focal point. This will give your landscaping a picture-perfect finish.
Picture perfect landscaping should be kept simple
Often times, less is more. Be careful not to go over the top with your landscaping plants and features. You want a balanced yard, not a chaotic one. However, keeping it simple doesn’t mean it has to be boring. There is still plenty of room for creativity! For example, consider curving the rocks by the flowers rather than putting them in a straight line.
Think outside the box
Landscaping is more than just flowers and bushes. Add mulch, rocks, or bricks to give your landscaping a completed look. Add a statue or water feature to bring a wow-factor to your yard. You could even add in a firepit for those perfect Minnesota summer nights!
Call Great Goats Landscaping Today!
Ready to have a beautiful yard but don’t know where to begin? Give us a call! Great Goats Landscaping believes in collaboration. We work with you, the homeowner, to create a one-of-a-kind yard that meets all your needs and desires. We’d love to help you have the picture-perfect landscaping you deserve! (And, be sure to check out some of our other offerings!)