Simple Landscaping Maintenance Tips for Your Property

January 24, 2022by Sterling Homes0

Everyone loves a beautiful-looking environment, right?  It is pertinent that you maintain a good landscape and lawn care all through this year. This makes you have attractively designed, healthy, and well-maintained lawns, gardens, and grounds.

To have this, here are basic tips on how to maintain a proper lawn and landscape.

Good Drainage

Your yard will receive lots of water from the rain but you have to avoid poor drainage and waterlogged condition. To achieve this, have a gentle slope that drains water to a given route or uses a landscape drain, where water can run off into the sewer. Very often, you need to keep these drains free of debris.

Also, have basic knowledge of irrigation and ditches.

A nicely designed and well-maintained lawn does wonders adds to the market value of your home. This is one shortcut to improving your home equity.

The type of soil on your landscape is a determinant of the efficiency of your drainage system.  So, perform a soil test to know how well your soul handles water.

The bottom line to maintain a healthy drainage system is regular cleaning.


Weeds grow quickly, competing for space with plants in your lawn. Most likely, you can’t maintain an entirely weed-free landscape, but swift actions to pull up weeds can reduce an excessive weed-filled landscape.

Each day, do a walk through your lawn and pluck out weeds from the root.

If you are opting for a weed preventer, apply before weeds sprout out. Weed preventers are not effective against weeds that have already begun to grow.

Pest control

Landscape composition could either lead to a pest infestation or the absence of pests. It all still draws back to the bottom line of regular cleaning that boosts healthy soil.

Healthy soil makes healthy plants with strong immune systems, which are better able to fight off diseases and pests.

Preventing pests is an essential part of your landscape maintenance plan. An easy tip to control pests in your lawn is to choose plant varieties such as tromboncino squash that are naturally resistant to pests.


When it comes to watering, there are no hard or fast rules. The survival of your lawn is a reaction to how you water them. The root systems of plants grow to maximize their ability to absorb the water that’s available to them.

The best time to water is in the early morning; the water won’t evaporate as easily as in the afternoon, and it will cool the lawn down as temperatures start to climb.

Smart irrigation systems help facilities save water by automating the process of watering your plants.

Coupled with these maintenance measures, you will need to periodically fertilize, aerate, and dethatch. Beautiful year-round landscaping is what makes an important positive impression on visitors, tenants, and employees.



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