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A Custom Home Needs A Unique Yard

by CustomHomes on Monday, April 1, 2013

Having a great looking home can be a blessing for many different reasons. However, if you want to really stand out you will want to make sure you have a great looking yard to go along with the house. Without the yard, people may look at the home, but then overlook it the next time because your lawn looks exactly like all the other places they are driving by on a regular basis. Here is how you can improve the landscaping of your custom home and ensure it will look great year round.

The first way you can improve your custom landscape is to look at what kind of shrubs you can add to your property. Shrubs may be located close to the road, if you live in an area which does not have harsh winter salting, or lining a path. Either way the shrubs will stand out because they are something which many people have started to go away from because of the cost of maintaining them in time. So you will be able to stand out because of the shrubs you have in front of your home.

The second way you will want to improve the landscape of your custom home is to plant flowers native to your area. You may think any flowers grow all the time, but you need to realize they are going to be better off growing if they are native to your area. So you do not have to be concerned about the flowers not matching your house or dying off in the middle of the growing season.

The third way you can use the custom landscaping is to find out what the company who is building your home recommends you plant. Usually the custom home builders will have a professional landscaper on staff and they can provide you with information on what grows best in the area and even where you should plant them. Then you can know for certain it is going to pop with your house and attract the attention you want it to.

Getting to enjoy your custom home is a good thing, but making sure others notice it as well can be difficult. This is when you need to know your landscaping can make a tremendous impact on how others view the house. Then you can have what many people consider the best home around because of how well it looks.

+Ken Uhrich is lead Estimator and Purchaser at Custom Home Group, a Design/Build company, located in Lancaster County, PA. You can follow Ken on Twitter: @kuhrich Or visit his company website: www.customhomegroup.com