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Benefits of Landscaping

A beautifully landscaped lawn can improve first impressions and generate positive feelings. Here are some of the many benefits.

Enjoyment and better quality of life

The beautiful space created by landscaping is an attractive environment for entertaining and relaxing. There’s something special about pretty flowers, green grass, sweet fragrances, the sunshine, and animals that make the outdoors relaxing and rejuvenating. Some of the physical and psychological benefits include reducing blood pressure, lowering stress levels and improving attention and memory.

Cooler summer temperatures

A grass lawn is cooler than cement, asphalt and bare ground. Trees in the south and west sides of the building provide shade during the afternoon, lowering your indoor temperatures. The resulting cooler temperatures around and within your home or business building lower your air-conditioning expenses.

Landscapes are good for the air and water

Trees and grass capture dust and smoke particles and absorb carbon dioxide emitted by passing cars while emitting plenty of oxygen. Also, lush landscapes act as storm water buffers and filters, reducing the flow of sediments and pollutants to nearby water bodies. They also reduce soil erosion.

Landscaping can help to sell your house

Beautiful well-maintained lawns and plants are usually some of the first details that prospective homebuyers notice. They can even increase the value of your property by up to 10% because buyers are generally willing to spend more on a house that has professional landscaping.

Water features make landscaping unique

Aesthetically pleasing water features within your landscape can add exceptional texture, natural sounds, and new wildlife to your property. A perfect backdrop for any outdoor living area can help turn a boring landscape into one to notice and remember. They require very little maintenance and consume very little water.

Retaining walls prevent erosion

If your ground is sloping, a retaining wall prevents soil erosion, adds appearance to your landscape, and provides additional seating and even privacy. You can choose from a variety of available materials that offer design flexibility.


If you have problem areas in your yard, landscaping can solve them. For example, a swampy area that doesn’t get much sunshine can be solved by planting water-loving plants that give the area structure and improve its beauty.