The ground underneath and surrounding a tree is often neglected, resulting in bare dirt, exposed tree roots, and a few volunteer plants that aren't necessarily welcome. Discover ways to landscape a forgotten area that will make the tree and what it shades much more appealing. Finding a solution isn't a one-size-fits-all scenario.
It takes some planning, but having mature trees on your property increases the value of your home by between 7 and 19 percent, so says a series of recent nationwide surveys commissioned by the National Association of Realtors. The survey reported that having mature trees in a well-landscaped yard pays off sizable benefits when it comes time to sell your home. Mature trees add the classic curb appeal factor to homes in a big way.
The grand entrance to the historic masterpiece includes a flagstone driveway surrounded by trees and beautiful, well-manicured landscape. Towering trees on your property provide more than beauty -- they increase the value of your home. Several recent nationwide surveys show that mature trees in a well-landscaped yard can increase the value of a house by 7 percent to 19 percent.
Last year we won the contract to remodel Crawter's Brook, Manor Royal in Crawley which required the planting of mature trees and some major landscaping. Over the past few months, we have designed and built a variety of exciting and transforming projects of varying sizes, working closely with our clients to deliver their aspirations. Prolonging the life of a tree when possible rather than opting for removal is a key part of our ethos, although tree care is important for safety and increasingly due to liability.
What does it mean to have mature landscaping? One request a buyer may make to their Realtor is they want a home with mature landscaping. There are some beautiful properties with lovely large trees all around the Austin area.
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A large shade or flowering tree is irreplaceable. It provides shade and cooling in summer and it can reduce the cold blasts of winter wind. It gives a new landscape the appearance of being established and in scale with the nearby architecture.
Learn how to avoid common landscaping blunders and how to remedy the ones that may already be creeping into your yard. Photo By: Photo by Angela West. Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions. Photo By: Image courtesy of potterymarketnc.
A well executed Landscape not only contributes to your Home's value, it enhances your enjoyment of interior spaces by providing fabulous scenery beyond your windows, particularly when your home didn't come with "a view". If you are lucky enough to live in a home that Mother Nature supplied with an incredible view, good landscaping only enriches the experience. Planned and professionally installed Landscaping can also expand your overall living space by contributing fun, functional and esthetically pleasing outdoor rooms.
While mature trees bring shade and beauty to a residential landscape, the ground around their trunks can become a barren blight. Blame thirsty roots that draw up all the water and heavy branches that prevent sunlight from reaching the soil, making it tough for other plants to thrive. Fortunately, with the tips ahead, you can transform those desolate spots, adding color, texture, and other design elements—while maintaining the health of the tree—to make your yard the envy of the neighborhood.