It’s finally starting to warm up outside, and you know what that means, right? You can start your spring landscaping. Most homeowners have had to sit back and watch their landscaping wither away during the cold, dreary winter, so the spring is a welcome sign for them.
But before you get to work, you should keep a few of these landscaping tips in mind.
Create a landscaping plan before you do anything.
While it can be tempting to pull out a bunch of lawn equipment and get to work immediately in the spring, you are likely going to end up in a state of chaos before long if you take that approach. Instead, make a list of everything you want to do in your yard and then organize it so that it all makes sense. This will prevent you from getting too overwhelmed. It will also help you avoid getting in over your head at any point.
Find the best times to plant certain landscaping features.
You might be excited about planting a fruit tree or a shrub that is eventually going to cover up some kind of eyesore outside your home. Both are great ideas, but before you plant anything, make sure spring is the best time to do it. While most people automatically assume spring is the right time to plant everything, that’s not always the case. You should also find out how large certain trees and plants are going to grow. It could help you steer clear of a problematic situation later.
Remember you are going to have to maintain everything in your yard.
It can be fun to plant a bunch of new trees, flowers, and other greenery in your yard. You should remember that you will need to tend to them early and often over the next few months. Before you commit yourself to doing it, make sure you are going to have the time and patience to care for your landscaping. Otherwise, your yard could end up looking terrible in just a few months.
In order to start your landscaping, you will need certain types of equipment. If you already own these tools, great. If you don’t, Lawrence Tool Rental can set you up with tractors, leaf blowers, garden tillers, and more so you don’t have to go out and buy a whole new set. Make your landscaping and gardening duties easier and call us at 317-826-2654 today to schedule your rentals.