Landscape designEssential Steps to Landscape Design

July 8, 2016
landscape design
Great landscape design boosts your curb appeal, helping your home to make an impressive first impression.

If you are considering updating, changing, or even starting from scratch when it comes to your property’s landscape design, keep these important steps in mind. They will help ensure that your landscaping design perfectly suits your tastes and needs, while also ensuring that the entire look of your outdoor space is cohesive and sends the right impression. Read on to learn more!

Focus Up Front First

Especially if you have a large landscape to contend with, choosing exactly where to get started can seem overwhelming. However, it makes sense to start with the front of your home for several reasons. For one, your carefully-crafted yard is the first thing someone sees when driving up to your home. Whether you are looking to impress guests or simply want your landscape to reflect your artistic eye, this can help elevate your entire home. Also, if you are planning to sell your home, a well-designed landscape does wonders for curb appeal.

Start With Hardscaping

Hardscaping is a key element of landscape design. It acts as the backbone, which can then be decorated in any way you please. Hardscaping can include porches, driveways, sidewalks, paths, parking areas, patios, decks, fencing, and arbor. As these projects involve construction, they can disturb and damage soil, plants, and turf, so it is important to get them out of the way at the start.

Soil Hacks For Beautiful Plants

When you are ready to get started on your gardening, there are few ways you can make sure your soil is guaranteed to support healthy and beautiful plant growth. You can beef up your soil by adding different kinds of organic matter. This can be shredded pine bark, peat moss, mushroom compost, or leaf mold. Loose, fertile soil encourages healthy and happy plant growth to make your landscape beautiful.

Get in Touch With Pinehurst Landscape Company

At Pinehurst Landscape Company, we value the craftsmanship of artisan stonework and custom garden design. With over 50 years of experience in landscape design, we’ve learned how to tread the delicate balance between functional and stylish Our award-winning garden designers are committed to working one-on-one with you to create a comprehensive design that thoughtfully attends to your personal needs and individual tastes. Contact us to schedule a consultation today! If you like our work, consider following us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Linkedin, and Google+.

Let's Design Together

Our team of talented landscape architects, foreman and crewmembers are committed to customer satisfaction. For our clients this translates as exceptional service from a dedicated team that has worked together effectively for years and can efficiently complete a project to the highest standards.
Contact Us
4809 Long Green Road
Glen Arm, MD 21057
(410) 592-6766
info@pinehurstlandscape.com
Social
Want to see inside Pinehurst’s day-to-day work? Follow us here…