Is Your Money Getting Trimmed Just Like Your Lawn?
Lawn care can become expensive very quick, wouldn’t it be nice if you could spend less than $100 and still have your lawn looking nice. These 10 tips can keep your yard in tip-top shape while saving you some cash.
Planting flowers, shrubs in your front yard, and maybe even a couple tall bushes to frame your doorway can really make your lawn stand out. Investing in decent soil to lay around your plants can add that extra touch.
Not allowing plants to become overgrown by trimming consistently. Trim any tree branches that are close to your house or over your neighbor’s yard. Keep your bushes at a reasonable height while cutting away any vines creeping over your fences.
Pulling Those Irritating Weeds
Everybody hates weeds, their basically seen as a nuisance. Luckily they’re easy to spot and usually simple to pull out around flower beds. Using weed repellent around cracks in your sidewalk and driveway can save you time and energy.
Raking Up Leaves
Leaves can look nice during the fall, but after awhile they start to block any sun from reaching your grass. Raking or using a leaf blower to get rid of these should be a piece of cake.
Laying mulch around your garden can make your yard pop out. A thick layer of mulch makes it harder for weeds to grow, and also protects plant roots from getting scorched by the summer sun. A good tip, always buy a bag or two more than you think you might need.
Edging Your Lawn
Creating a hard edge between your lawn and garden beds, and along any sidewalks or driveways can give your lawn that clean cut look. Using a string trimmer can also be used for this.
Put Up Some Lattice
Some crisscross lattice can be a good way to cover up unsightly areas. Also placing this around outdoor steps can prevent small kids from falling over into a stairwell.
Power Wash Your House
Whats the point of sprucing your yard up if it looks filthy. Investing in a good power washer can remove that discolored stain on the side of your house.
Touching Up The House With Paint
See if your house has any faded or peeling spots, adding a few touch ups can make your house looking brand new again.
Tend To Your Lawn
Take some time during the fall thatching out any dead stuff, afterwards laying down new seed and watering it consistently. Laying down some fertilizer in the spring can have your lawn looking healthy, nice, and green.
Applying these ten tips will have your neighbors jealous of the yard you have. All of this can be done for less than $100, no need for professionals that’ll empty your pockets.