3 Winter Landscaping Tips

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Don’t forget about your landscape during the winter.

Even though the official start to winter is less than a week away, that doesn’t mean you should stop caring for your home’s landscape.  You should want to extend the beauty of your landscape from the summer and fall throughout the winter.  Make your landscape beautiful and engaging even though you are unable to grow plants and produce during this time of the year.  Luckily, there a few simple tips you can follow to beautify your landscape this winter.  

Consider Hardscaping Features

Winter is the best time to thoroughly assess your landscape and see is a need for any more features on your property.  If your landscape lacks a focal point, you should think about installing a hardscaping structure.  There a variety of options to choose from when it comes to hardscaping such as sculptures, a firepit, or even a ponds.  You want to a choose a structure that the rest of your landscape can revolve around.

Shrubs and Greenery

Although most plants are dormant during the winter, there are some types of greenery that bloom during this time of the year.  Growing plants during the winter adds color to your property and also can create a barrier.  There are many types of trees and shrubs that grow berries during the fall and winter.  Berries will provide great color to your property and will also attract birds as well.

Focus On Your Fence

If you have a wooden fence, winter is the perfect time to perform some well-needed maintenance including painting.  You should paint or stain your fence every two to three years to protect it from the harsh winter elements.  Try painting it a bold color to make your landscape pop during the cold time of the years.  Your options are endless when it comes to painting your wooden fence.  

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