We all appreciate the beauty and ambience of healthy landscapes, but how often do you think about what goes into them? Sure, we might marvel at the wonders of nature. Many of us probably even think about the talent and passion a landscape architecture firm poured into its design. But we so rarely consider the maintenance (maybe because we don’t want to be reminded of our own lawn-mowing duties). And you’re probably sighing internally, because few people truly find joy in maintenance. But here’s the thing: If you do your due diligence up front, you can minimize the amount of upkeep your landscape needs. Interested? Then keep reading! We’re talking about how to create healthy low-maintenance landscapes, and we’ve got five tips from the pros! Landscaping Tip #1: You Have to Commit This is perhaps the most important thing to know about maintaining healthy landscapes! After you’ve hired your landscape architect and brought a gorgeous vision to life, you need to be prepared to invest the time and/or money it will take to keep it looking like it did the first day. If you have a property manager who could handle caring for the landscape after it has been designed and […]
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Public green space can have a wide range of positive social, economic and environmental impacts. What sorts of goals might you consider?