Frontyard Landscaping with Paver Walkway

4 Ways to Boost the Value of Your Home Through Landscaping

If you’re thinking about putting your home on the market, upgrading your landscape is one way to really boost the value in a short period of time. And, depending on your budget, there are ways to do so without spending too much.

In this blog post, we share 4 tricks to get more value for your home through your garden.

1. Make a Plan

This is the most important tip, as there are so many routes you can go with landscaping and so many materials to choose from that it can be easy to overlook key features that truly raise the value of your property.

For one, you do want to use high-quality garden products that are durable and eco-friendly. It’s also a good idea to strive for creating a landscaping system that’s low maintenance, minimal, and clutter-free.

For example, garden pebbles are an excellent addition to any landscape. It can be used to cover exposed tree roots, outline driveways and paths, or highlight garden beds. It’s long-lasting and doesn’t require much upkeep.
Grey garden pebbles used as edging for flowerbeds

2. Install Solar Lighting

Lighting is another way you can boost your property’s curb appeal. However, steer clear of traditional lighting, which can be costly and labor-intensive.

Solar lights are much easier to install and eco-friendly since they harness the power of the sun. You also don’t have to worry about expensive repairs or a higher electric bill.

Solar lights look fab when outlining a gravel walkway for guests to see properly at night.

3. Make a Pea Gravel Courtyard

An enclosed courtyard at the front of your house is a classy extension of your home’s interior, creating an inviting atmosphere and smooth transition from outdoors to indoors. 

It’s also not difficult to build. Simply level out the area of your courtyard and fill it with pea gravel. Decorate it with your favorite plants and add a simple gate.

Many hanging baskets with flowers outside of house windows.

4. All About the Plants

To keep things low maintenance, cost-effective, and eco-friendly, try to stick to native plant varieties when planning your garden scheme. Native plants typically do well on their own without the need for pricy fertilizers or pesticides.

It helps to place a few beautiful container plants in strategic spots for a bit of creative pizzazz. Cover the tops of the containers with beautiful stones to hide the soil.

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