The term landscaping is used when visible features of land are altered, often to make it more attractive or practical.
Areas that can be landscaped include:
Natural landforms, such as terrain shapes and elevation
Manmade structures, such as fences, buildings or structures
For successful landscaping, good observation and design skills are necessary. It requires a blend of science and art with a solid knowledge of nature and construction vital.
Reasons to landscape your property
Landscape gardeners can really bring your property and garden to life, whilst providing a number of benefits.
Having a beautiful garden will do a lot to relieving the stresses of the day when you come back from work in the evenings. There’s no place like home and having something you can enjoy and relax in can swing your mood. Even maintaining the new look can be stress relieving
The health benefits of landscaping are also something you should snatch up. With trees, shrubs and plants you’ll be able to improve the air quality, improving the healthiness of your body. Even maintaining the garden will have its health benefits with the physical work needed
Landscaping also has its environmental benefits and as already mentioned, cleaner air will be produced. It can also have a large part to play in the reduce and conserve argument. For example, well placed trees can limit heat entering a property and therefore reducing the need for air conditioning
Updating your grounds will add value to your home, there’s no doubting that. Poorly kept gardens can drag down your home’s value whilst a well maintained landscape will increase value.
With just a small investment into the landscaping of your home, you can benefit from a number of advantages.
Landscape gardening can radically change the look of your home, making it instantly more appealing to you and anyone who visits.
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Reviews of landscaping companies
By Mrs Debbie S.
DAVID FAULKNER T/A TREEFELLA
Very well explained, labour and materials quoted for.
By Mr Jay J.
By Mrs Sandie S.
RUTLAND DRIVEWAYS AND LANDSCAPING LIMITED
Contacted very quickly and gave a sound quote on his visit. Felt more confident using this company who were able to give recent references which we followed up.
WALTER LEE T/A ROOF CARE UK
Got in touch very quickly and gave a quote on his visit
By Mrs Vivien C.
Eli’s everlasting lawns ltd
Would happily recommend Ricky and Chelsea , excellent job .
By Ms Katharine D.
Very pleased with the quote offered and the ability to come up with suggestions as to how the overall effect would look for the job that was quoted. Extremely pleased by the job that was completed that was very professional and very effective.
Landscaping activity in November 2019
Landscaping Projects in the UK in November 2019
|October 2019||September / October|
|Yorkshire & Humber||410||0%|
|East Of England||310||-21%|
Source: Numbers calculated based on the search volumes in major search engines.
Latest successful landscaping projects in November
By Ms Katharine D.
It offered me suggestions of different companies that could quote for the job, making it easier to find trusted companies with existing reviews.
By Mrs Jean K.
Emailed a vague description of the job and Harrison's Landscaping, York contacted me the next day. Sam was on my doorstep an hour later to look at the job and give me suggestions for the job and a quote.. Excellent! Work began a couple of days later and I must say the price was reasonable too. This firm offered a 'no hassle' service
By Mrs Lucinda C.
Everything in one place made it easier to find people/companies
By - Tina H.
I didn’t know where to start looking, this also saved me time
By Mrs Brenda W.
Been trying to get work done in garden and 3 companies let me down in last 4 months. Now have company who have started work after 5 days searching. Appear to be doing a good job so far.
Energy Performance of Houses
The below information indicates the energy performance of properties in Uk. Energy ratings vary from A to G, with A being the most energy-efficient and G being the very least efficient. The Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating factors heavily when attempting to sell your house, as prospective buyers will see how much they're probably going to be spending on their home heating expenses. Property upgrades including insulation assist to considerably increase a home's EPC rating.