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3 Landscaping Tips For A New Home

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Did you just move into a new home?

You are starting to settle into your new home, and it is the place you have always dreamed of for your family.  You designed the inside of your home to your liking, and it is comfortable for your whole family guests.  Now you need the outside of your home to look as good as the inside. Creating a visually pleasing and healthy landscape is much easier than you might think.  Luckily, there are a few simple tips you can follow to enhance the landscape of your new home.

Remove and Cut

When it comes to moving into a new property, there will probably plants that you do not care for or trees with dead branches.  It is best that you remove all of the items that you do not like so that you can have a fresh and clean landscape. You want to remove all of the plants around the perimeter of your home that are not visually pleasing to you.  Make sure that you are cutting down any branches that are dying or hanging over your home. It is essential that you remove any weeds that are sprouting up over your lawn.

Focus On Mulch

One of the first things you need to accomplish when it comes to your new home’s landscape is enhancing your lawn.  One of the most effective ways to do so is to apply a two-inch layer of mulch when you are first starting out. Adding mulch to your lawn is a great way to prevent weeds from popping up.  The substance is also effective at giving your lawn the moisture it needs to survive the brutal summer heat.

Outdoor Lighting

You should invest in landscape lighting when you move into your new home so that you can enjoy your landscape any time of the day.  Landscape lighting is perfect for entertaining as well creating focal points around your property. Installing lighting around your property enhances the security and safety of your at night.  It is wise to install lighting at each entry point of your home so that you can prevent trespassers.


Evergreen Gene’s offers professional landscaping and maintenance services through the state of Maryland. We are here to make sure your gardens and grounds look as beautiful as possible year-round. Interested in how we can help your garden look its best? Give us a call at (410) 766-6877 or visit us online. To see examples of our work and get more helpful gardening tips, follow us on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Houzz, and Twitter.