Whether you have already found your ‘forever home’ and are incredibly happy in the house in which you currently reside, or you are looking to shortly relocate, either to a bigger or smaller property, one of the most important elements of an aesthetically attractive and functional home is that of a tidy and alluring outdoor space.
With this in mind, continue reading to learn of some of the numerous benefits of landscaping your garden this year.
A Reduction In Household Bills
One of the lesser-known but nevertheless incredibly advantageous benefits of setting aside time and money to landscape your garden this year is an overall reduction in your monthly and annual utility costs.
Energy consumption, specifically that of heating and cooling technology, can be affected by both the types of shrubs, trees and even herbs that are planted in your garden and the levelling of the ground and the features you install can also improve your air conditioning.
An Enhanced Social Life
Another exceedingly influential benefit of having your garden landscaped sooner rather than later is that a beautifully presented outdoor space is essentially another ‘room’ in which to entertain family, friends and loved ones.
No matter the design and style of your newly landscaped outdoor space, there will always be an opportunity to hold garden barbecues on a weekend or throw a summer birthday party in the garden, all in attractive, peaceful and private surroundings.
An Eco-Friendly Space
You will no doubt already be fully aware of the importance of each and every homeowner across the length and breadth of the country and beyond actively and consciously trying to live a more sustainable life and endeavouring to reduce their personal carbon footprint.
Taking the time to have your garden professionally landscaped this year will have some profound and long-lasting positive environmental benefits, including the addition of plants that prevent the degradation of the soil.
Additionally, if you choose to add a wonderfully natural and soothing pond and/or water feature, from a reputable brand such as Oase Living Water, into your newly designed garden, you will also simultaneously create a haven for various birds, insects and other wildlife.
An Increased Property Value
Perhaps one of the biggest advantages to having your garden professionally landscaped this year is that it will substantially improve and increase the overall value of your home.
Certainly, in the wake of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, buyers are searching for adequate outdoor space whereby they can safely meet up with family members and friends away from crowds and public areas.
As in other areas of life, whether you want to accept it or not, first impressions count and whether you like it or not, even if the interior of your home is beautifully turned out and decorated, if your garden looks unkempt and uncared for, this will not only reduce the amount of money you are able to place your home on the market for but will put potential buyers off as well.