Posted on: 27 November 2018
As a homeowner, you may be disappointed with how much your family uses the backyard. However, this can happen when your landscape is not routinely cleaned and does not have the right qualities to encourage your family to spend time in the backyard. This is something that you can easily resolve, but you should hire a landscaping company to help with cleanup and removal.
These two services will make it easy to add new features, use existing features, and enjoy an attractive backyard.
Fire Pit Addition
When you want to add a fire pit to your landscape, you should not rush into this process because starting a fire in your backyard can be risky without proper preparation. For instance, you will want to make sure that grass and plants are not close enough to the fire pit to be in danger.
An excellent rule to follow is creating a 10 to 20-foot safety net from trees and bushes. This means that you should remove any growth within this range of where you want to add the fire pit.
Having pathways throughout the landscape is ideal because it prevents you from having to walk on dirt or grass to get around. However, your family may not like how many weeds grow between the pathway cracks, which ends up making the pathways look rather unattractive. You can get landscape professionals to remove all these weeds as well as any overgrowth on the sides.
Groundcover plants can expand onto the pathway, which makes them susceptible to getting stepped on. So, you will benefit from cutting back the groundcover to end where the path starts.
If you have a garden in your backyard that has gone unused for a long time, you may notice that there is a lot of debris buildup and weed growth in the area. Trying to start using the garden to grow herbs, vegetables, or flowers may not be an easy task, especially with competing weeds.
A landscaping company can clean up the area and remove all the weeds to prepare the garden. This way, you can start planting seeds throughout the garden without running into major issues.
If you know that your kids like to play in the backyard, you should make sure that they have a large area to run around. A sizeable patch of grass is an ideal location, especially when you keep the grass healthy because it will provide cushioning for if your children happen to trip and fall.
Getting your family to use your yard more will be easy when you invest in cleanup and removal. For more information, contact a company like Oliver's Landscaping & Garden Service, LLC.Share