Monthly Archives: July 2014

  • Why own an Irrigation system? Why own an Irrigation system?

    Why own an Irrigation system?

Why own an Irrigation system?

• You can save 40% of the water it takes to hand water your yard.

• Your home’s resale value can be increase by as much 11% according to a 1999 Clemson University study.

• Better looking landscape with less work. You’ll have lush green grass all season long!

• Flowers and ornamental plantings will bloom sooner and longer with more and larger flowers.

• Saves your yard and expensive plants during a drought period.

• You can grow plant material you cannot without irrigation.

The benefits of a well-planned landscape

Increase Property Value
With professional landscaping, you can expect to recover 100% to 200% of your costs when you sell. You may also expect to sell your home faster, due to enhanced “curb-appeal” for prospective buyers.

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A thoughtful landscape design can reduce maintenance time and cost with proper plant selection, bed design, and placement.

Reduce Utility Costs
An effective landscape design can cool your home in summer and warm it in winter. Energy efficient landscaping can actually reduce your energy costs by up to 20%, according to the Plants for Clean Air Council.

Improve the Environment
Plants act as highly effective air cleaners, absorbing carbon dioxide, plus many air pollutants, while releasing healthful oxygen and fragrance. A dense cover of plants and mulch holds soil in place, reducing erosion and keeping sediment out of streams, storm drains and roads. They also improve water quality. Proper landscaping reduces nitrate leaching from the soil into the water supply. Plants also reduce surface water runoff, keeping phosphorus and other pollutants out of our waterways and preventing septic system overload.

Screen out Sights and Sounds

Carefully planned landscapes can provide privacy as well as reduce noise, making outdoor space more useful.

Enhance your Lifestyle
Psychologists have found that attractive landscapes play an important role in reducing stress whether you are indoors or out. That is why many homeowners add “outdoor” room