Landscaping both your front and back yards can improve your property’s curb appeal. More often than not, having a beautiful landscape contributes to the overall appearance of your home. Landscaping your yard is also a good investment as it increases the value of your property.
Hiring a professional landscape designer is the most convenient way to have your landscaping needs fixed. They will generally do everything – from designing your landscape to furnishing all materials needed to make your landscape gorgeous. All you have to do is to instruct and supervise them.
Of course, hiring a professional comes at a price. You would never expect that their services are for free. The question is: How much does landscaping cost?
The cost of landscaping depends on the service that you need. The size of your yard is also a factor to consider for landscaping costs. Here are some services that a landscaping professional offers:
- Lawn mowing and trimming
- Lawn and grass maintenance
- Sod installation
- Fertilizing lawn, plants, and flowers
- Pest control
- Landscape care and maintenance services
- Landscape design
- Clean up (Spring and Fall)
- Sprinkler installation, repair, and maintenance
- Planting trees, plants, and flowers
- Shrub and hedge trimming
There you go. You now have an idea of what services you will be expecting from a professional landscaping company.
Average Price Per Yard
Usually, landscaping your whole front yard costs $4,000 to $6,000 depending on its size. The price is different for your backyard, which is quite higher. For backyard landscaping, it will cost you around $8,000 to $10,000. Your garden has the most expensive landscape services. It costs about $8,000 to $20,000.
Types of Landscaping
If it is just for maintenance, it costs $100 to as much as $4,000. For softscaping, it’s $800 to $10,000, while hardscaping costs $10,000 to $30,000. Xeriscaping is the most expensive type of landscaping. It costs $16,000 to $18,000. Of course these are averages and certain regions can be less or more expensive.
Lawn fertilization is priced as low as $40 and as high as $140. Fertilizing your lawn is helpful to your grass and plants as it makes them healthy. Fertilizing your plants gives them vivid colors that make your landscape lively. Its price also varies whether you are using synthetic or organic fertilizer.
Controlling the weed population is one of the most important services that you have to avail. Weeds might harm your garden and deteriorate your plants. The kind of weed, its location, and population determine the price. It usually costs anywhere from $60 to $150.
To keep your front and back yards healthy, you need some aeration. There are times that the grass roots on your lawn become stubborn. They have a tendency to block fertilizer and water from penetrating. Aeration will cost you $218 to $872.
If you have a couple of fruit-bearing trees on your lawn, pruning them is beneficial. It keeps your trees healthy. It helps them bear delicious fruits. Pruning costs from $350 to $650.
We’ll Work Around Your Budget
Landscape Improvements understands that there is no one-size-fits-all landscaping solution. We can customize a plan for you so tell us what you want and your budget. We provide cost-efficient and effective landscape services for you. Reach us now at (407) 426-9798 or email us through firstname.lastname@example.org.