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4 Tips Lawn Tips For Your Yard

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Maintaining your lawn is important to help your home look more appealing. A well-landscaped yard can also add value to your property. The key to making the most out of your yard space is being aware of what to add to it. Knowing the tips to make your lawn more attractive with ease is sure to come in handy.

Tip #1: Add a pathway

One way to help your lawn look unique is by adding a rock pathway.  You can make this as complex or simple as you like by creating your own design. Simply purchase various sized rocks at your local home improvement store or do some rock hunting in the woods near your home to find the perfect ones.

Tip #2:  Add a water fountain

Have you ever noticed how elegant a water fountain looks? Rather than have a large fountain that commonly is seen at hotels, you can create a scaled back version for a fraction of the price.

Additionally, the soothing sounds provided can help you relax and unwind after a long day.

Tip #3:  Add a flower garden

You don't have a green thumb to grow many of the hearty annuals during the warmer months. You can create a colorful garden by selecting the items listed below:

1.    Petunias – This is a blooming flower that thrives during the spring and summer months. Choose from the various colors of deep purple, bright pink and many others to brighten your lawn.

2.    Begonias – Are you looking for a hearty annual takes little care? If so, the begonia may be the right one for you and come in red and pink.

3.    Marigold – There is nothing more cheery than a golden marigold. This annual can add a boost of color to any flower garden.

Tip #4:  Add shrubbery

No lawn is complete without the right amount of greenery. The perfect shrub can do wonders for any lawn and provide an attractive barrier for the exterior of your home.

Dogwood shrubs are ideal to create a border between you and your neighbor or choose a juniper shrub for the corner of your lot.

Finally, completing the right landscaping tasks can pay huge dividends for you in the short and long term. If you feel this job is too much for you, consider hiring a landscaping professional, such as someone from A-1 Landscaping & Lot Clearing, to help you get the look you want for your yard.