Common Landscaping Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Planning to improve your home’s outdoor living spaces? A little landscaping can transform your yard’s appearance, but without the right knowledge and skills, it’s easy to make mistakes that might undermine your efforts. Read on as Lifestyle Landscapes, Inc. shares some common landscaping mistakes and explains how to avoid them:

Landscaping Mistakes

Excessive Ornamentation

A lot of homeowners fall into the trap of adding excessive decorative pieces and ornamentation to their lawn. While a few decorative pieces can add a charming touch to your yard’s aesthetic, too many will make it look cluttered and messy. We recommend decorating sparingly and focusing more on the natural decor of the outdoors.

Forgetting About the View From the Indoors

When undertaking a landscaping project, always consider what the outdoor space will look like from the inside. Be sure not to block the view by an awkwardly placed bush or tree. When we undertake landscape design for your home, we make sure your views from the outdoors enhance your interior living spaces.

Lack of Harmony Between Patio Design and Home’s Architectural Style

Finally, make sure that the patio area that you’ll be installing matches and complements the overall design of your house. Your patio should be designed in a way that creates a seamless connection between your indoor and outdoor living spaces.

When we create a patio design for your home, we take into account the architectural style of your house as well as the colors and materials of your exterior. We’ll make sure your new home extension complements the aesthetic appeal of your home and adds value to your lot and curb appeal.

Give us a call at (206) 621-2626 for more information on our services. We offer complete landscape design throughout Seattle.