Are you wanting to refresh your home but don’t know how? Or maybe you’re on a budget, and it feels like there is nothing you can do to stay under it?
Well, we have some simple, budget-friendly tips to revamp your landscaping and give your home a new look!
First, work with what you have! In this video of 5 DIY Landscaping Tips on a Budget, the first tip is to fix up existing hardscaping. This includes pavers, edging stones, and rocks used to accent or mark off certain areas.
Sometimes, all you need to do is give them a good power washing and re-level the areas where you want to place them. This can easily give your property a cleaner, more put-together look for no money at all!
Next, clean up existing trees and shrubbery. You can do this by simply giving them a cut and shaping them so they aren’t growing wildly.
Refreshing your mulch can instantly elevate your yard, giving it a rich and healthy-looking color. Depending on what look you are going for, there are many alternatives for mulch that will save you a few bucks.
These alternatives include using landscaping fabric, gravel and stones, seashells, and compost. Be sure to keep reading to learn about DIY compost!
For a pop of color, you can add some new flower beds!
Instead of planting annuals, which need to be replanted each year, consider planting perennials. Although annuals are usually less expensive, you will have to repurchase them every time you want to grow them, which perennials only need to be planted once!
Give your yard a different look with some local wildflowers! How magical does this wildflower yard look? You can find wildflower seed backs at most plant nurseries and hardware stores, which will be cheaper than buying pre-grown plants.
Now, think long-term. What can you do to keep your yard looking in tip-top shape while staying on a budget?
Consider making your own compost! This is a great way to reduce your food waste while providing your plants and garden with the nutrients they need to thrive!
If you don’t want to compost by yourself, see if your community has a compost program!
If local laws allow, consider rain catchment. Not only is rainwater great for growing plants and flowers, but it will also help you save some money when it comes to watering!
Create a garden using seasonal fruits and vegetables. Once you grow your garden once, you can save seeds to use the following year. Produce gardens are a great way to spruce up your yard while serving a dual purpose.
To round it all out, why not install some landscape lighting? The great thing about this type of lighting is you can buy sets that are solar powered rather than having to run wires, saving you some money!
Lighting is a simple way to revamp your yard without breaking the bank.
When it comes to landscaping, the tips listed above are suggestions that you can completely customize for your home! So, what do you think? Do you plan on giving your yard a makeover?
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