Planting Projects, Specimen Trees, Screening Hedge

hedges2A great way to add beauty to your landscape is to plant specimen trees. By doing this it adds value to your property over time. Landscaping upgrades typically pay back double the initial investment, when it comes time to sell your home. Some examples would be to plant Japanese Maples, such as a Bloodgood Acer palmatum ‘Bloodgood’, Acer shirasawanum ‘Autumn Moon’, Acer shirasawanum ‘Aureum’, Emporer 1 Acer palmatum ‘Wolff’, Coral Bark Acer palmatum ‘Sango-kaku’, Acer palmatum ‘Sumi nagashi’, Acer palmatum ‘Crimson Queen’, Acer japonicum ‘Aconitifolium’ (also called ‘Maiku jaku’), Acer japonicum ‘Vitifolium’.


By using Landscape Design on your property you can add value. Some examples would be to create privacy on your property. A Screening Hedge can also block something that you would prefer not to see, like a neighbors window or a parked motor-home, for example. Hedges are also a good way to buffer an East wind or to create a sound barrier to block out road traffic noise. By strategically placing a tree to shade your house from the setting sun, you can save on air conditioning costs.

By planning ahead, you can buy smaller trees and let them get bigger over time. Once these trees have matured, your property will have increased in aesthetic value as well as functional value.

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