As an individual, landscaping may seem rather daunting. However, when it is broken down into steps that are manageable in size, it becomes much more a
As an individual, landscaping may seem rather daunting. However, when it is broken down into steps that are manageable in size, it becomes much more approachable.
Pick Up Your Lawn And Garden Tools
First things first, pick up your lawn and garden tools from the garage or shed. For some people, landscaping can begin with picking up these tools. You should start with a rake to get leaves together in piles for easy disposal later on. Next comes the shovel to break apart bigger clumps of dirt and debris before raking them into smaller piles. Grass clipping bags are very helpful because they allow you to continue landscaping without interruption.
Pick Up Debris In The Yard
Then Rake Leaves All of the debris in your yard needs to be picked up before landscaping can really commence. This includes everything from tiny pieces of gravel and sticks to larger branches that have been blown about by strong winds or even fallen off nearby trees during a storm. Sweep all of this into piles with a broom.
Use A Lawn Mower To Make Your Lawn Presentable
Grass clipping bags are very helpful at this point because you will want to save them for later if they aren’t full yet! You should use a lawnmower to trim your grass so that it is nice, uniformed length before landscaping commences. Another option would be to cover your lawn with landscaping fabric.
Pick Up Grass Clippings And Remove Loose Weeds
If it is done early in the year, the grass clipping bag may still be full of debris from winter’s landscaping needs. You can transfer this into a compost heap or just put it into the trashcan to remove loose and extra weeds throughout your yard. By picking up and removing any and all of these landscaping requirements, you will give yourself an infinitely more manageable landscaped area.
Lay Out Landscaping Fabric To Deter Weeds
After raking leaves and picking up the debris, particularly around borders between the areas and flower beds or other landscaped areas, the fabric can go down to deter weeds.
Breaking landscaping into manageable steps can make it much more approachable. However, hiring a professional landscaping company can give you peace of mind, as they take care of everything for you!