Add Extra Curb Appeal Sprucing Up Your Garden

curb appeal

Perhaps you are thinking about selling your home in the near future? If that’s the case, we have one phrase for you to bear in mind, curb appeal. It is absolutely crucial that you are working to make sure that your home is as attractive as possible from the outside. There are a variety of ways to do this that we’re going to look at in turn.

 

If you boost up the curb appeal, you’ll find that you get a lot more interest from potential buyers and perhaps, more importantly, get a greater number of offers. It could add value to the asking price for your home. But what changes should you make to the exterior? We’re so glad you asked.

 

 

Add Extra Curb Appeal Sprucing Up Your Garden

 

 

Easy Living, No Fibbing!

 

Well, you can start by thinking about opting for the artificial route. You can purchase artificial grass for your home that looks absolutely phenomenal and will give your yard a beautiful green sheen. The best part about this is that it will make your home stand out, regardless of what the wind and weather are doing outside. We strongly suggest that you consider this option if you are tired of mowing the lawn.

 

Your grass will stay green, your garden lush and beautiful and you, won’t have to lift a finger up until the point of sale. You might think that some buyers will be put off by grass that doesn’t grow. However, you’ll discover these individuals are few and far between. A lot of people will love the idea of a yard that they don’t have to maintain every few months.

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Love Your Land

 

You could perhaps think about adding a little more to your yard by using a professional service. Landscaping services will provide you with the ability to naturally boost your garden appeal, and one of the ways that you can do this is by adding a more massive variety of plants. This could be the perfect way to get buyers who are interested in having a garden that they can care for and maintain themselves. The thing to remember is that most buyers aren’t looking for a work in progress when it comes to the garden. If you offer them this, then you could be looking at substantially lower prices.

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Water Wonders

 

Of course, if you want to head in another direction you can think about adding a water feature to your garden. It’s a great idea because it gives your home a unique feature that viewers will find very hard to resist. Now, water features such as fountains can require a lot of maintenance. But don’t assume that it will cause buyers to turn away from your home. After all, everyone is looking for a property that has a feature they can brag about or show off, and this could be it.

 

There are also low maintenance water features that you can set up yourself. You might find some ideas for this type of add-on to your garden online.

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Herb Gardening

 

One last way to spruce up your garden and your yard can be to add an herb garden. If you set it up in an attractive design, you can add plenty of curb appeal. An herb garden can also be intermixed into your flower gardens also.

 

You can add plenty of curb appeal simply by sprucing up your garden.

 

We hope you use this advice to get the best value possible for your home. Do you know of other ways you can add curb appeal to your home? Please share them in the comments below.

 

About the author

I'm a mama to four and grandma to six. Yankee born with a love of the south. I love old-fashioned ways with modern thinking. I'm a homesteader, gardener, blogger. I enjoy “from scratch” cooking, consider myself a crafty do-it-yourselfer, and animal rescuer.

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