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Old 07-04-2011, 05:10 AM
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Why is landscape maintenance important?

Why is landscape maintenance important for any property?
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Old 07-04-2011, 07:28 AM
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To build a healthy and pleasant eco-system for desireable plants and animals...
Now that I know that clay's texture(platelets) has nothing to do with water infiltration, percolation, or drainage
,,, I wonder what does...
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Old 07-04-2011, 08:56 AM
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Not only that but curb appeal is important. Most HO's I run into don't have long-term plans to stay in their current home, so if they must up and sell, then the place will look good without any extra effort.

Even the HO's who are in it for the long haul in their current residence, it helps to keep a good attitude when they come home everyday. Basically, I don't like coming home to a messy cluttered house, or a messy cluttered landscape. It just puts me in an off attitude, so wouldn't you like to come home to something clean and nice?

Keep this in mind too. There is a saying I heard the other day that sums it up. "One year of weeds leads to seven years of weeding."

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Old 07-04-2011, 09:33 AM
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I like that quote. I should start telling that to potential customers.
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Old 07-04-2011, 09:49 AM
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Also, good landscaping adds around 10-15% added value to a home if they ever want to sell.
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Old 07-06-2011, 08:12 PM
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It will give you piece of mind when it comes to selling the property. PLUS it adds upwards to 7% to the value of your home
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Old 07-07-2011, 10:22 PM
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I think it's funny when people install landscaping and never maintain it. One or twice a year they need to go out trim the shrubs and pull weeds, and mulch. But normally they let it go and down the road 10 years later they hire me and complain that the previous landscaper didn't know what they where doing and that they planted everything to close, i allways want to say well you should have got off your lazy ass and trimmed the shrubs. But i don't because the customer is allways right. Right?
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Old 07-08-2011, 02:56 PM
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To build a healthy and pleasant eco-system for desireable plants and animals...
This is a great way of looking at it! We also agree that increases property value, as well as increases a home owners satisfaction/happiness while living there and enjoying a beautiful lawn!
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