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Cost effective landscaping ideas

You want to make your home beautiful and for that you spend money on the house and decoration. Beautifying the grounds surrounding your house or the empty yard attached to your house need to be landscaped for looking good. We all know that landscaping is very expensive and can be quite troublesome if you do not have proper resources. But landscaped grounds look really beautiful and there is a lot that you can do to the empty grounds around your residence. The beauty of a house depends not only on the outer appearance or indoor decoration but also comes from the landscape of the surrounding. It is the one way which helps your house stand out with an individual charm and ground in a neighborhood of similar looking houses. There are some ways in which you can get your property landscaped without spending too much money.

DIY recycle and landscape projects

Let your creative juices flow and start DIY projects for landscaping your grounds with the help of recycled everyday goods. Using and mending the old goods or artifacts and using them for modeling your property grounds will definitely bring down the overall costs. Small repair jobs do not need too many types of equipment and can be done with tools available at home or at your neighbor’s. You can use the Velcro straps lying around your living room for shaping the plants by tying their branches or giving structure to your vines. The use and throw plastic spoons can have the names of plants inscribed on them. Old colorful bottles can be filled with pebbles and kept between plants and shrubs for added charm.

Make plans, not mistakes

Unplanned landscaping can raise your costs substantially. Do not make landscape changes on a whim. You must do proper research and find out what you would really like to keep in your yard or lawn. A brook through the yard or fountains can be very costly. Opt for nature friendly landscapes that do not cost you much. Instead of installing a fountain take up a DIY project of creating a small pool and design it with colorful pebbles, water plants and red and gold fishes.

Save cost on hiring experts

Talk to friends and neighbors who have experience in landscaping and take the advice of gardeners. They have been in this profession for long and can give you rare insights. Instead of hiring a landscape designer full time take consultations. Consult with the professional landscaper and discuss your own ideas to come up with cost effective solutions.


Dr Prem Jagyasi and Team

Dr Prem is an award winning strategic leader, renowned author, publisher and highly acclaimed global speaker. Aside from publishing a bevy of life improvement guides, Dr Prem runs a network of 50 niche websites that attracts millions of readers across the globe. Thus far, Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries, addressed numerous international conferences and offered his expert training and consultancy services to more than 150 international organizations. He also owns and leads a web services and technology business, supervised and managed by his eminent team. Dr Prem further takes great delight in travel photography.

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