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Ashburn VA Landscaping Tips

Landscaping Tips For The Dream Landscape You Have Always Wanted

Do you love to walk out into your yard and enjoy what you see around you? If this is actually your nightmare, then putting in a little work can change your landscape for the better. Read on for tips, secrets and strategies, which others are already using, in order to effectively renovate their landscape.

Curved Borders

Install curved borders around everything you plant in your yard. These rounded shapes have more visual appeal than straight, squared-off borders do. These curved lines can add to your curb appeal by softening the defined lines of your home, garage and driveway.

Future Proof Landscape

Landscaping can affect your property in other ways. If you do not take the proper precautions, you may find that some plants with roots can harm your hardscapes or bushes that block your view when leaving your driveway. Before carrying out a landscaping project, think carefully about this and what you want to plant.

Landscape Design

Make sure your landscaping plans are functional as well as pleasing to the eye. For example, be sure to leave adequate space for both a patio and a driveway. It is important to provide sufficient distance between your plantings and your house in order to prevent insects from making their way inside.

Lighting

A great way to spruce up your landscaping, is to add some attractive outdoor lighting. Small solar lamps up the driveway, or in planting areas can provide a lovely accent to your yard, or special plants and trees. They can be purchased inexpensively at your local home improvement store, and can be installed easily in an afternoon.

Great First Impressions

The outside of your home is even more important for first impressions than the inside, so keeping it in good condition will ensure that you can sell it if you ever need to, that visitors won't be scared away and family will actually want to come to visit. The simple ideas that you've read here will get you started on the way to a beautiful yard, as long as you get to work today.

If you have any questions about your landscaping, contact the professionals at Dominion Hardscapes to help you start your Ashburn VA landscaping project.

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