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 performs some landscaping, only a few end up with the results they hoped for. In almost all neighborhoods, truly magnificent landscapes are hard to find.

The Northern Maine landscaping occupation is separated into three fields; therefore, knowing what each field specializes in is important when deciding which company or firm best fits your needs.

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

Landscape maintenance firms are primarily employed to perform regular maintenance of shrubs and flowerbeds.

Landscape construction firms handle landscape construction and planting under the guidance of a landscape designer. This final group handles a vast array of jobs to include patios, fountains, rock gardens, etc.

A good Northern Maine landscape designer can help you integrate all kinds of aesthetic and practical considerations into an overall plan that gets the results that you want. There are a good many objectives when landscaping work is considered, such as attracting birds, make an impression on neighbors, or creating recreation areas outdoors for children. A landscape designer can help you pull every 1 of your goals 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 execute the plan in stages extended over a number of seasons. A large number of homeowners who perform their own landscaping end up redoing parts of it multiple times in anticipation of creating the right look without creating a maintenance headache. A designer is frequently a good choice so he/she can aid you in working out an approach that does not waste your time and money.

These days, there are more options than ever to get assistance with design ideas. There are books and computer-based design tools with information and ideas on every aspect of the landscaping process. You can get great 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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