It is never too late to implement a few tips to get your lawn and landscaping looking their best. There are also some popular mistakes to avoid that even the most seasoned of green thumbs can make. Environmental Designs has a put together a list of these to help get you and your yard on the road to success. As experts in residential landscaping near Prior Lake, we at Environmental Design want to be sure that we are always doing our best to help you enhance your lawn and landscaping. Here are a few or our favorite lawn improvement tips as well as some common mistakes we’ve seen along the way.
By keeping the turf of your residential landscaping edged, it creates a distinct, well-manicured touch to your lawn. When you edge with roughly every other mowing session, grass is prevented from growing into the landscaper beds.
Many residential landscaping beginners often make the same mistake with their shrubs; pruning at the wrong time. Failing to prune a shrub such as forsythia at the correct time could remove the blower buds that produce the beautiful blooms.
You must keep after a hedge, so that it doesn’t get away from you. The individual bushes that comprise a hedge can get out of sync if left to their own devices.
How tall or short you cut your lawn may, at first glance, seem rather arbitrary. However, cutting grass too short or two long can seriously hurt your grass. During the growing season, mow weekly to make sure that you are cutting away no more than 1/3 of the leaf blade at a time.
Install the Right Retaining Walls
Retaining walls are a great way to add beauty to your landscape, and they also serve a purpose too. They help with soil erosion and landslides by adding stability. Make sure that the stones you choose for your retaining walls match your patio and other hardscaping features in your residential landscaping. You want your retaining walls to blend in with the rest of your yard. In addition to our many residential landscaping services, we also specialize in building retaining walls.
These are just a few suggestions to help enhance your residential landscaping. And, if you need assistance with any of these, we can help! Contact us and we can tell you even more.
Would you like more information about high quality residential landscaping near Prior Lake? Call us at Environmental Design at 952-997-6533, or you can contact us to set up a Free Estimate.