First time home landscaper may use this as your guide on how to start and execute your plans for home landscaping. You’d better keep on reading until the end and take notes from our insights.
Set a Realistic Budget
The first thing you should have in mind, how much money do you have and willing to spend for your first home landscape? Setting a realistic budget will help you determine the space it will consume either to your front yard or backyard.
Write Your Wish List in a piece of papers, this includes the types of plant you want to grow on it, the shape of your landscape and how it will affect the appearance of your garden.
Consider Extra Structures for your Home Landscape is just normal in every home landscaper if you have enough budget for it. Other home landscapers include a small patio, pool beside it, pathways or simply a bench if you like reading a book in front of your refreshing landscape.
There are other cities that require you to request for permits if you’re planning to have a landscape at home. Call and ask your community head, if homeowners are allowed to install your own landscape at home.
Don’t be impulsive to have your first landscape at home, study first the elements such as where does the sunlight is directed, spacious landscape for them to grow and oxygen to breathe. This is the common mistake of every first-time home landscaper, they didn’t study the elements, at the end they are having a hard time why does their home landscaping is not successful like the others.
Start small if you have very limited budget, it’s acceptable to start small and by the time you have enough budget to expand your landscaping then you are free to do it.
Make sure you have time to take care of your home landscape once it’s already installed either in your front yard or backyard. No matter how much you have spent in installing it, if you’re not exerting effort to make it last, every centavo is not worth it.
Here are some few terms in landscaping you ought to know.
Biennial is a type of plant in which produces a vegetable for the first season it becomes matured then produces flowers on its second season but then afterwards will die. An example of this is the parsley.
Aeration means the increasing water and oxygen to the soil, you have to create at least tiny slices or holes in the area to make your plants grow.
Deciduous is a type of plant that during winter season, it loses its leaves.
Evergreen these are the plants that are always green no matter what kind of season you might experience all throughout the year.
Fungicide is the chemical you need to use if you want to eradicate those fungus-related diseases to your home landscape.
Irrigation simply means watering your home landscape