Landscaping Myth: Landscaping Services Are a Waste of Money

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    Being a leading landscaping company here in Kansas, we hear a lot of landscaping myths. One of the myths we’d like to touch on today is that professional landscaping services are a waste of money. This could not be further from the truth, especially if you are a homeowner who loves your home and outdoor space and wants to use it to its fullest potential.

    Gone are the days when landscaping was simply about mowing and growing. We focus on much more than lawns and garden care, although these are areas, we specialize in. Our team of experienced landscapers and contractors also provide a variety of high-quality, luxury services, including installation and maintenance of lighting, water features, and outdoor kitchen areas. Here, we will further discuss the benefits of landscaping and why spending some money on your property can make all the difference.

    Curb Appeal and Sales Value

    One of the great things about professional landscaping is that it adds so much money to your property. Many homeowners don’t understand the potential of curb appeal and what it does to the market value of your home. A house that is situated in a prime area with no outdoor features will almost always sell for less than a house down the block with an inground pool or outdoor fireplace. These features increase the value of your home based on both aesthetics and usefulness.

    Curb appeal also comes in the form of front yard beauty. Those rose bushes you planted last year, the cobblestone pathway you install to your front door, and even the lighting fixtures in your yard all add to the curb appeal of your property. Whether you are looking to sell, or simply want your home to look like a million money, we can help you amp up the value of your property.

    Maintaining the Outdoor Space You Love

    Another way landscaping services benefit you as a property owner is by maintaining all that beautiful land you work so hard to create. Tending to your garden beds in the Spring and enjoying your hot tub in the summer is all fine and good, but what about maintaining those features during the Fall and Winter seasons. A professional landscaping team can help you keep your plants alive for the following bloom, and protect your outdoor living space against damage from inclement weather, rush, and falling debris.

    We also provide a supply of locally sourced flowers, shrubs, and trees. Our team can help you understand the best way to care for the products installed on your property.

    Saving Time and Effort

    Even those homeowners who choose the most basic of outdoor space elements need to maintain them. Watering, weeding, pruning, and trimming all take time and effort. Sometimes you may not have the time to perform these tasks, which means all of those beautiful flowers and foliage you planted this season are going to fall by the wayside.

    Hiring a professional landscaping service means you are receiving ongoing care for your garden and property even when you do not have the time to tend to it. It also means a high-quality look and feel to your property year-round for special events, social gatherings, and more.

    Special Protective Services

    Some services provided by a professional landscaper help protect your property and plants from unwanted pests. If you’re not sure how to treat your plants, you could hurt them more than helping them by applying the wrong product. Your landscaping team is also insured against any issues which may occur should your pest control harm your flowers, which allows them to replace your garden and keep your home looking its best. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for you if you harm a plant, or yourself while gardening.

    Contact High Prairie Outdoors Today

    High Prairie Outdoors is a local Kansas City landscaping company with a passion for helping our friends and neighbors. Supplying you with the best products and services in modern landscaping is something we strive to do. You can count on our team to be up on the latest trends. Our team knows exactly how to produce the brightest blooms and chicest floral arrangements.

    From retaining walls and garden paths to hot tubs and outdoor kitchens, our team is here to help you create an outdoor space you can be proud of. For more information on our products and services, or for a quote on your next landscaping need. We invite you to call us at 1-816-398-2901.

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    About The Author

    Robyn is a 2009 Graduate of the Kansas State University Department of Horticulture. She grew up in South East Kansas where she graduated from Humboldt High School. She was a Kansas State University Leadership Scholar and President of the Horticulture Club. She married Bret in 2009 and they have a daughter Ellie, born in 2021. Their family is completed by three adopted dogs.

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