Being a homeowner, you take pride in your yard, but sometimes you don’t have the time to make it just the way you want. Deciding on how you want to create your oasis can be a daunting task. There are many steps that it takes from planning, purchasing, construction, planting, etc. Considering the steps and thought that it takes to transform your yard into a masterpiece, going with a professional landscaper might be the best option. The pros of hiring your landscaper or landscape company easily outway the cons. A landscaper is someone that has the experience and the know how to fulfill your landscaping dreams. Memphis Landscape can help you decide if hiring a landscaper for your home is the right option for you.
As we mentioned before there are a lot of factors that go into planning out the backyard or front yard of your dreams. Being able to understand what it takes to make this happen is the sign of a truly talented and inspired landscaper.
Hire the Experts
When you are looking to add a new roof to your home, you don’t go hire the kids down the street. No, you look for a professional to take care of it for you, after all, it’s what keeps you and your family safe and dry. Hiring a landscaper is the same way, you want a team that is experienced in making your yard beautiful. Whether that’s installing an irrigation system, lighting, outside kitchen or flower bed design. Not only can they help you with these complicated tasks but they know what materials are the best and can transport them on top of that. It takes a lot of research to know what building materials are best for your project. They also know what flowers and plants are best for your region. That way you don’t buy a bunch of shrubs, and they all just die because they are not suitable for the type of yard or landscape you have in mind.
Ideas that Work
You may have an idea of what you want your yard to look like but can’t figure out the fine details of it all. That’s perfectly fine when bringing in a professional landscaper you can expect them to research and plan out any of your landscaping ideas. Most landscapers are very experienced and knowledgeable about what can and cannot work for your yard/area. Having this knowledge not only decreases the amount of time it takes to work on your project but also can help save money. They are constantly looking at new ideas and information that come out about how to make a backyard or front yard the escape to paradise.
Staying on Budget
Planning out a landscaping project can be quite expensive, and when doing it on your own, you can lose track of what you are buying and how much it is costing. With a professional landscaper, you can set a budget and feel assured that they will stay within those parameters. Even if it is a small budget, they will find a way to make the yard that you desire. They can maximize the potential of your garden and will feel transported to a luxurious oasis of relaxation.
Weather in Mind
Sometimes when planning out your perfect backyard, you forget about how the weather and seasons can affect it. Whether that’s rain, snow or drought; you want to make sure that your project can handle the future seasons. Water drainage is a huge aspect of landscaping that should be planned for extensively. That could be a french drain, trench drains or dry wells. A landscaper can decide what is appropriate for you region and design. You may even want to build an irrigation system that works alongside the landscape, that’s why having a professional landscaper there to assist you is the right decision.
With the seasons changing you also have to make sure that your flowers and shrubs are getting adequate watering. Installing an irrigation system is a must to make sure it can put up with the summer heat. Not only that but it can help you save money. Water your yard can become very expensive, but if you have an irrigation system, it can reduce the cost due to its efficiency.
Once you start thinking about irrigation and drainage, you might still have the problem of standing water, and we all know what that means: mosquitos. Nothing is worse when you’re trying to enjoy the beauty and comfort of your backyard when mosquitos are buzzing around you. Controlling these pests is a must for your relaxation and the preservation of your plants and shrubbery. That’s why having a system installed or scheduling a mosquito control service is important.
So you’ve decided on a course of action with your landscaper, but how are you going to maintain the beauty that you imagine. Most landscapers also provide lawn services to take care of your yard if not, they should be able to recommend a lawn care provider that they trust in your area. This way you don’t have to worry about what not to do to maintain the luxurious look of your yard. Now you have far more time to spend with your beautiful family and enjoy your hobbies.
We mentioned earlier how getting an irrigation can help save money on the water bill due to its efficiency. But did you also know that having a beautiful landscape can also save you on energy costs? Energy.gov reports, “shading and evapotranspiration from trees can reduce surrounding air temperatures as much as 6°F…and air temperatures directly under trees can be as much as 25°F cooler…” So, in the long run, having a landscaper plan your project will not only save you money but having a professional by your side means it will be done correctly.
Increases Home Value
This is one of the most important aspects of creating an amazing front/back yard; it boosts the value of your home. By having a professional and luxurious looking garden, you can see the selling of your home far easier than just having a plain and boring yard.
Whether you decide to go at it on your own or hire a professional landscaping company, Memphis Landscape is here to offer any advice and services in the Memphis and surrounding areas. Call us at (901) 343-6400 or leave us a message here. The pros at Memphis Landscape are here to help.