If there is one silver lining to staying at home most of this year, it is that it has given us time to really enjoy our homes and think about how to improve them. It’s likely that 2021 is going to see some lengthy to-do lists, and for many people, improving the landscape around the home is near the top. The property around your home is an extension of the inside, but a beautiful outdoor living space requires work. Here are some New Year’s resolutions that you should add to your list to improve your chances of reaching those New Year goals that have been brewing for your landscape.
Do Right By Your Grass
You should make three major resolutions this year if a beautiful, healthy lawn is one of your New Year goals. First, resolve to cut the grass correctly, which starts with researching the type of grass you have. Different grass types need to be cut to different heights. Second, resolve to change up your mowing pattern. Don’t always mow in the same direction every time. Finally, leave the grass clippings – they act as natural mulch and return nutrients to the soil as they breakdown.
Whether you enjoy your yard from a patio, screened-in porch, or backyard pergola, it will be better if you have some beautiful and interesting things to look at. Make a resolution to attract more wildlife to your garden. Pollinators are both important and beautiful, especially birds and butterflies. An alternative resolution for those who don’t love bugs is to resolve to plant colorful plants. These could be in any part of your yard, such as in planters, window boxes, garden beds, or around trees.
Light Things Up
Outdoor lighting will transform your entire yard. It makes it more useful, since you can still be out there after the sun goes down, but it also gives the space ambiance and personality. Make a resolution to research how you can add lights to your landscape, either wired electric or solar.
Bring Your Landscaping Vision to Life with Michael Bryan Landscapes
When you work with Michael Bryan Landscapes, you are bringing your landscaping vision to life with a team of experts who are committed to the quality of their work on your home. Whether you want to design a landscape for your outdoor space, build a deck, or install a stone patio, our team of experts is ready to help you make it happen. Since 2009, we have served Maryland and Northern Virginia with a variety of landscaping, hardscaping, design, and installation services that not only keep your outdoor space looking great but working as efficiently as possible to meet the needs of your family throughout the year. If you are ready to get started with your landscaping project or service today, call us at 443-203-1951 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest for updates and weekly landscaping tips!