Easy Spring Landscaping Projects

Dated: 05/04/2020

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Ever get the itch to do a DIY project? Whenever we do, our favorites involve getting outdoors and mixing up our landscaping

features. Whether it's as simple as installing some lighting or a little more time-consuming like re-plotting plants, a fresh look

for the lawn always gives your home a fresh look as well. Here are our top five easy landscaping projects!

Create a pathway.

To guide you and visitors throughout your yard and link different areas together, install a pathway. You can use materials from

variety of materials, including reclaimed pallet wood, flagstones, gravel, and more to add texture and color.

Add a wall or border.

Installing a flagstone, rock, or brick wall around flower beds or trees adds a sleek, clean look to your landscaping and helps

separate different sections of your yard.

Install a water feature.

Nothing says zen quite like the sound of trickling water as you relax in your backyard. You can start simple with by purchasing

and installing a small feature powered by a solar panel or create a larger focal point in your yard by installing a waterfall wall or

small pond.

Light your way.

An easy way to transform your yard is to strategically use lighting. Place cool-colored lights high in trees to recreate a moonlight

feel, use pathway lights to naturally guide the eye, or highlight objects or plants.

Plant upwards.

Expand your yard space by drawing the eye to the sky with a trellis fence or screen made of wood or metal. Once you install

your trellis, select your climbing plants and vines and get to planting!

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Julie Bowes

As the closing coordinator for HG Agents, Julie coordinates all of the details from the time your home goes under contract, until the time it closes. She makes sure all dates are met, I’s are dotted....

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