3 Reasons to Utilize a Landscape Service

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One of the most useful services that you can take advantage of as a homeowner is a landscape service, mostly because of the many ways in which they can assist you. Listed below are just a few of the reasons to consider utilizing a landscape service.

Recommend the Appropriate Plant Types for Your Area

One of the biggest reasons to utilize a landscape service is that they can provide you with recommendations for the most appropriate plant types and species for your area. An example of this would be recommending Zoysia if you live an area with a particularly dry climate due to the fact that it does not need a lot of water and is very tolerant to heat.

These recommendations can also be used to help you determine what types of trees to plant as well. For example, if you live in an area that frequently experiences very high winds, then the service might recommend oak trees due to their deep roots that can prevent them from being  uprooted by strong winds. Another example would be the landscape service recommending that you avoid certain plants or trees due to diseases and pests in the area that affect those plants or tree species.

Create a Yard for Your Needs

Another reason to use a landscape service is that they can help you create a yard that is designed specifically for your needs. An example of this would be the landscape service creating a yard that utilizes a lot of rock formations, walkways, and slow-growing grass if you have no desire to perform a lot of yard maintenance or if your age or health prevents you from being able to perform yard work on a regular basis. 

Provide Ongoing Maintenance

Finally, a landscape service should be considered because they can often offer extensive ongoing maintenance for your landscaping as well. The ongoing maintenance can include the service dropping by regularly to spray pest and weed control solutions or investigating the plants on your property for signs of rot, disease, or pest infestations. If any rot or infestations are discovered, the landscape service can either attempt to contain and eliminate the infestation or remove the plant entirely before the issue spreads to the rest of your property and kills all of your plants. 

Contact a landscape service today in order to discuss the many ways in which they can help you. A landscape service such as Greg Boyer Landscape Corp can provide plant and tree recommendations, create a yard for your specific needs, and even provide ongoing yard maintenance.

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