August 9, 2011 Off

How to Keep Your Garden Design Costs Down and Still Have a Beautiful Garden

By in Landscaping

If you’re trying to upgrade your landscaping, but have a budget that you are trying to stay within, there are a number of things you can do to save money in the process.

  1. Hire a landscaper
  2. Hiring a landscaper can often end up saving you much more money than you think. Even though you are paying someone to do the work, you can potentially save a lot of money in wasted plants and buying or renting supplies.

  3. Plan out your ideas
  4. You should make sure and plan out everything before you even start purchasing plants. You should know what you are going to plant and where it is going to go so that you can see how well (or poorly) they are going to go together. If you just go to the store and start buying stuff, you may end up with plants that don’t go well together and end up wasting them.

  5. Cheap is not always the best
  6. As counterproductive as it sounds, sometimes buying more expensive plants, tools, etc. can actually end up costing you more in the long run. Though its tempting to get the cheaper product, it’s important to understand that it is cheaper for a reason.

  7. Take advantage of some of the lower priced items

    Let’s face it, not everything has to be top of the line. Sometimes it doesn’t make a difference whether or not you have the name brand or not. In cases where you can save a little money, DO IT!

Designing your garden doesn’t have to cost a fortune if it is properly planned and executed. Wasting money can be easily kept to a minimum and save you a lot of money at the same time if you do it correctly.

Written by Rich Regan - Blue Dot Landscaping - Visit Website

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