Saturday, January 12, 2019

Get Your Yard Ready for the New Year

Now that the new year is here, you are probably thinking about all of the ways that you can improve your life. You may have made one or more resolutions for the new year, or you may just have a more positive attitude because the days are starting to get a little bit longer and sunnier. If you are thinking about improving things in your life, give a few minutes of thought to your yard and the space that is around your home. This year could be the year that you make your yard exactly how you want it to be.

First, think about the practical issues. Do you have a walkway that is easy to use and safe for everyone? If not, consider building one from stone remnants Wexford PA or other durable and environmentally-friendly options from a provider like Top It Off Granite. Make sure that, if you have a lawn, it is even throughout your yard so that people do not trip over clumps of weeds or bare spots. The easiest thing to do is often to use mulch to make walkways and paths out of material that is both soft and durable.

Next, add plants that work well in your environment and look good year round. Bulbs can be a low-maintenance way to add color to your yard for every spring. Add evergreen plants that will look great in the winter so that you have color during the entire year in your yard. Fruit trees and bushes are especially nice in the spring when they flower and then again in the summer when they can make delicious fruit for you and your family to enjoy. Talk to a pro at your local garden center for more tips and ideas.

Finally, add furniture that you can use all year. Make sure it is comfy for you and easy to clean. Set up space outside so you can enjoy your yard. Then, you can add a birdfeeder for entertainment all year round!

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