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Your home’s landscaping is one of the first impressions that people get of your property as a whole. Your lawn, trees, shrubs, and other elements make up this important first impression so you always want your landscaping to look maintained at the least, and beautiful at the best. Not everyone is born with a green thumb and that’s OK, you don’t have to be a landscaping expert to keep your landscaping looking great. Let’s look at 3 specific ways that you can maintain your landscaping at home.

3 Ways to Maintain Your Landscaping at Home

Keep Hedges and Trees Trimmed and Uniform

Taking care of proper pruning and trimming not only makes your landscaping look great, but also can improve the health and look of the plant. Every plant has different pruning or trimming needs at different parts of the year so make sure you know what you’re doing or you could damage the plant. There are plenty of free online resources on proper trimming for just about every plant in the world.

Make Sure Your Plants Are Getting Proper Moisture

Plants don’t need too much, but they do need proper moisture. Underwatering and overwatering are some of the most common landscaping offenses so know your plant’s moisture needs before buying and planting. Proper moisture along with other proper maintenance will have all of your landscaping looking at its healthiest.

Don’t Overdo It with Your Landscaping

You can fill your entire yard with expensive and great looking landscaping fixtures but it won’t matter if you don’t have the time or energy to maintain it. When landscaping your property it is best to have a smaller number of plants that you can regularly maintain rather than a yard full of plants that become unruly and leave your property looking disheveled. If you want a property full of beautiful landscaping but don’t have the time or energy, consider hiring a landscaping maintenance company to help keep things looking great.

By keeping your plants well-trimmed and pruned, making sure your landscaping is getting the appropriate amount of moisture, and only planting what you have time for, you’re likely to have one of the best looking lots in the whole neighborhood. It’s funny how just 3 simple things can work wonders on any yard.

Special thanks to the landscaping experts at JS Enterprises for this expert advice. Visit them at www.jsenterprise1.com or give them a call at 720-526-3466 today to see how they can help you with your landscaping needs.

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Melissa Popp is Director of Digital Engagement for Altitude SEO, a boutique agency helping small businesses win with content online. As a digital strategist with a passion for technology and travel, she coaches her partners to connect with their audience through experience optimization, with the goal of retaining more loyal visitors, creating brand ambassadors, and increasing conversion goals. She can be found online writing for About Travel, TechNorms, and The Emmys. Past clients include Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, and Samsung.