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Avoid this at the end of your Build!

02/10/2019
09:00 AM

Sometimes when Building your new home it can be easy to forget about the landscaping or put it in the to-do later pile, don't make the mistake of leaving it to the last minute.

Landscaping will really finish off all the hard work that you have put into your beautiful new place it has the ability to transform your homes street appeal, however of the biggest mistakes people make is failing to plan for their landscaping budget it really should be included just as you would the interiors budget.

Work out what you can afford and what you can’t live without in the garden. Talk to your Builder about whether or not landscaping is in the quote or if this is will be an extra cost.  Starting here will give you an idea of what you will be looking at toward the end of your build. Landscaping is usually last on the budget which is why it is a good idea to ensure that it is budgeted in from the start.

When creating your landscape start with the lawn choose a good quality turf that works for your family and lifestyle. There’s a few varieties to choose from and getting the right one for your climate and family life is important.

If the budget is super tight then go for a minimal look with a few pots clustered together with a little greenery can look superb.  Try going to some farmers markets in your area for affordable plants or cuttings from friends and family.

Finishing off the house with the landscaping with feel so satisfying to drive up to your brand new home with a beautiful green lawn and manicured garden will have you feeling thankful that you organised the landscape earlier on!