Northern Maine, Maine Landscaping

Landscaping can add to the value of a home, dramatically increase living space, and contribute greatly to an improved home lifestyle. Most people have no long-term plans for their landscaping.


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Landscaping Introduction

While nearly every Northern Maine household dabbles in landscaping, very few end up with the results they hoped for. In almost all neighborhoods, truly gorgeous landscapes are hard to find.

The Northern Maine landscaping trade is partitioned into three fields; therefore, knowing what all fields specializes in is essential when deciding which company or firm fits your needs best.

Lawn care companies specialize in seeding, edging, mowing, raking, and otherwise caring for the grassy areas of your yard.

Landscape maintenance firms are primarily appointed to conduct periodic maintenance of shrubs and flowerbeds.

Landscape construction firms handle landscape construction and planting under the guidance of a landscape designer. This last group handles a vast assortment of jobs including patios, fountains, rock gardens, etc.

A good Northern Maine landscape designer can assist you in incorporating all kinds of practical and aesthetic considerations into an overall plan that achieves the outcome that you want. There are a good many objectives when landscaping work is considered, such as attracting birds, astonishing neighbors, or constructing playgrounds for children. A landscape designer can aid you in pulling all of your objectives together so that the yard really works. An option for homeowners working on a limited budget is to hire a designer who can help you implement the plan in stages extended over several seasons. The majority of homeowners who perform their own landscaping end up redoing parts of it various times in hopes of producing the perfect look without creating a maintenance nightmare. A designer is often a good choice so he/she can assist you in developing an approach that doesn't waste your time and money.

These days, there are more options than ever to get help with design ideas. There are books and computer-based design tools with information and ideas on each aspect of the landscaping process. You can get terrific ideas from home improvement and remodeling shows as well as magazines. In addition, most Northern Maine home centers and nurseries now offer free design help.

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