4 Ways You Can Improve the Appeal of Your Lawn and Landscaping
Updated: Mar 6, 2019
Maintaining your lawn and landscaping is an essential part of being a homeowner. A well-kempt yard is healthier, preserves the curb appeal of your home, and makes it more pleasant to spend time outside. Most houses only come with limited landscaping and lawn adornment. If you want a front or back yard that matches your vision, you will need to customize. Here are four techniques homeowners can use to improve their lawn and landscaping.
Add Natural Stone Elements
Though lawncare and landscaping usually deal with plants, there are many ways that stone elements can be used to beautify and protect your yard. Having a walkway through your yard prevents people from trampling the grass. Rather than add boring cement walkways, considering using natural stone, which is as durable as it is beautiful.
Blue Morning Landscapes can custom build walls, walkways, patios, and driveways using natural stone. The slight variations in every rock mean that any project using natural will have a unique look that can never be exactly replicated. We use care and precision when installing paver and natural stone hardscapes, so you get a uniform surface and gap-free stone placement. You can see many examples of our stonework in our online portfolio.
Open the Water Works
If you’re looking to stun people with your beautiful landscaping, the key may be to add more blue instead of green. Water features are among the most elegant and attractive additions you can make to your landscape. A waterfall or pond can transform a yard from something mundane into a little slice of paradise. Water features are also a good investment if you plan to sell the house in the future.
Blue Morning has experience creating water features that are unique and stunning, even when compared to other waterfalls. We have constructed waterfalls into existing embankments, carved them out of the sides of mountains and built them on a level surface of a back yard. You can have a waterfall that gathers at the bottom into a pond or one that disappears into a cavern of rocks. These waterfalls are as amazing as they sound, and they will have a positive impact on whoever sees them.
Add Something New With Terrascaping and Plantings
Unless they were involved in every stage of the construction process, new homeowners have little say in the landscaping of their new house. However,you aren't stuck with the plants and shrubbery that came with the house. With some work and help from the right people, like Blue Morning Landscapes, it's possible to dramatically change your yard to match your tastes. Through a process called Terrascaping, we give property owners more room to use for landscaping. The process brings the landscape out from the confines of your home, creating balance, depth, and symmetry on your entire property.
If you have an idea in mind of your ideal yard, Blue Morning Landscaping can make it happen. Let us know what kind of features you want and the look you want to achieve, and we'll design a landscaping plan that complements your home, and that blends seamlessly with nature. We can add planting beds, evergreens, and even boulders in strategic places to create a "nestled in" feeling for your home.
Brighten Things Up with Low-Voltage Lightscapes
To get the most out of your landscaping project, homeowners should consider using additional lighting. You've put a lot of time, resources and energy into creating a perfect landscape, and external lights ensure that the effort isn't wastedwhenever it's dark outside. Additionally, adding lights can improve home safety by preventing accidents in the yard. Similarly, lights prevent landscaping features from creating dark spots that could become weak security spots.
Blue Morning Landscapes uses lighting design techniques that balance safety, security, and aesthetics. A well-designed lightscape can unify all of the elements of your landscaping by subtlety highlight key features and details. Creating a lightscape that provides the illumination needed while withstanding the elements takes skill and expertise. Blue Morning Landscapes offers soldered connections, weather-proof housing, and large-gauge wires. This technique allows our installations to be virtually maintenance free and will provide years of uninterrupted nighttime enjoyment for landscaping lovers.
Whatever ideas you have for improving your lawn or landscaping, Blue Morning Landscapescan help. We have years of experience providing high-quality landscaping services to homeowners. You can read some of our testimonials. If you have a landscaping project you wish to discuss, call us at 570-241-9191 or send us a message online.