The first thing that visitors will see when going to your house is your lawn. If we believe that first impressions last, then it’s important, we put a little spark in your yard. Most of the time, many people often concentrate on the inside of their homes. This focus often creates an imbalance between your interior and interior surroundings. It’s always important that you balance both to create that good impression. Aside from setting the tone for your visitors, an improved lawn can also increase the value of your property. Real estate agents will surely notice a lawn that’s well maintained. With that said, here are some tips to help you improve your front yard’s overall appeal:
Landscape LightingBefore we delve into the everyday things we see in the front yard, let’s go to a more unconventional yet impactful addition to your yard, the lights. Even if you have the best plants and decorations in your yard, you won’t be able to highlight them when night comes. Lighting fixtures such as string lights and landscape lights provide you with that ambiance on your lawn. Aside from giving beauty to your lawn, lighting can also give you security. Spotlights and floodlights are good deterrents for burglars trying to break into your home.
GrassBefore we go to potted plants, let’s first delve into the grass in your lawn. The ideal grass you can grow for your lawn varies on your location.
Northern Region (US) or colder places:
- Velvet Bentgrass
- Sun and Shade
Transition Zones (US) or places situated in between cold and warm regions:
- Sun and Shade
Deep South (US) or warmer/tropical places:
- Hilo Grass (Carabao Grass)
- St. Augustine