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Should You Hire a Landscaping Company or DIY?

Landscaping Company Evergreen Gene's

Hiring a landscaping company ensures that your landscape will be stunning and healthy

Should you hire a landscaping company or DIY? That is the question. Since Youtube, Pinterest, and Google have become staples of the 21st century, DIY projects are more popular than ever. It’s super reassuring that all you have to do is a little bit of research to take on any task. Well, not exactly. There is a science behind landscaping, like with any skill. Because of this, not everyone is an athlete, hairstylist, mechanic, or professional singer. Every person has their strengths and weaknesses. What’s also super fantastic about technology is that when you don’t know how to do something, you can look up the professionals that do. The professionals here at Evergreen Gene’s are landscaping experts and can help any homeowner who doesn’t have a green thumb. Here are the benefits of hiring a landscaping company versus taking care of landscape design yourself. 

You Save a Lot of Time! 

Quite frankly, landscaping is time-consuming. It takes time to mow the lawn, prune and trim your plants, and cultivate a visually-appealing garden. Landscaping takes even more time when you’re not skilled in this area! When you hire a landscaping company, you won’t feel the frustration of the trial-and-error process of landscaping. You won’t have to do extensive research. Save yourself some time!

A Landscaping Company Has the Know-How

It takes expertise to know what areas of a yard to grow specific plants based on climate. It also takes a lot of knowledge to understand soil types, what time of the year particular plants bloom the best, what fertilizers to use, and how to aerate a landscape. If all of these concepts sound foreign to you, you may want to leave your landscape in the hands of a knowledgable team who knows all about landscape design. 

You Save Money! 

High-quality landscaping equipment isn’t cheap, at least if you want a performance-driven product. You also have to maintain specific equipment by sharpening blades and making sure that it works optimally year after year. You save yourself the expense when you hire a landscaping company that has commercial-grade products. 

Then, There Was Hardscaping

You may think that mowing the lawn, watering the grass, and planting a few flowers isn’t too taxing. However, hardscaping is where things become trickier. A landscape often looks its best when hardscape features come into the mix. Patio, walkway, and retaining wall installation aren’t projects for an average or subpar handyman to tackle. Count on the landscaping experts here to take care of all your landscape and hardscape needs.  


Evergreen Gene’s offers professional landscaping and hardscaping 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, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Houzz, and Twitter.

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