Even a simple landscape represents thousands of dollars in value. Some landscapes increase property value by as much as $50,000 to $100,000. A 20-year oak, or a full-grown magnolia are nearly impossible to replace if lost, but they continue to add value to your home as they mature. A single shrub that cost you $150.00 to install 5 years ago may easily be worth 8 to 10 times that amount today when properly maintained. You have a solid, rapidly growing investment in your landscape. Below are 5 important ways to keep your private green machine in top condition…and growing in value.
Trees stay put for a long time... plan before you plant.
Great for climbing, resting in the shade and setting your landscape apart, trees play an important role in our lives at every stage. “Old trees symbolize stability. Young trees represent vibrance and growth,” explains one arborist. And they’re one of our best protections against pollution and severe weather.