Whether you’ve just bought your first South Florida home or you’ve been here your whole life, it’s never too late to recruit a landscape service. Of course, it’s always better to call in the professionals sooner rather than later.
No matter how big or small the project, you should always consult a gardening professional.
South Florida gardening isn’t always a walk in the park. Unless you’re developing a custom landscape design for a public park, that is. Planning a project of that magnitude is one instance where you should definitely consult a professional. However, it’s not just public parks that need a little help from the professionals.
While homeowners may be able to tackle some household projects on their own, custom landscape design shouldn’t be one of them. Fixing a botched DIY project could cost you more in the long run than hiring a gardening professional from the beginning.
For example: You could dig in the wrong part of your yard, and burst buried water or sewer lines.
When you want a portrait painted, you call an artist. Similarly, when you want an artistic landscape design, you call a gardening professional. In a sense, a landscape service works like a whole team of artists focused on your yard, garden, or other outdoor space.
It takes a trained eye to know where to put the right elements in the right places. A quality landscape service will listen to your ideas about what you hope to achieve in your space. Then, your gardening professional will make those ideas come to life. To do this, he or she will blend elements of hardscapes and softscapes into a living work of art.
For example: Even the most bland yard can become a luxurious outdoor hangout. Imagine sipping a glass of wine with your girlfriends on your backyard patio. Spice up your entryway with the perfect plants to match your outdoor décor. You could even set boundaries with rock walls.
Did you know that some plants just won’t grow unless they have their perfect routine?
This could be anything from getting a specific amount of sun during the day to having a set pruning schedule. Some plants may even need a custom fertilization regimen.
Don’t go through all the hard work of setting up your garden just to have it go to waste. When you hire a gardening professional, he or she can set up the right maintenance schedule to keep everything blooming.
Besides, do you really have time in your busy schedule to worry about your plants’ schedule in addition to your own? That’s exactly what a landscape service does! They follow your garden’s schedule for you, because you have enough to worry about.
We’ve all been in a situation that could have been avoided by paying attention to our timing. For plants, this is especially important. Certain plants are very particular about their growing conditions. Planting something at the wrong time of year could cause it not to grow.
For example: Getting too much or too little sun is often to blame when plants don’t flower. Herbs, in particular, can be quite picky about where and where they can grow to reach their potential.
As plants grow and mature, they go through a lot of physical changes. That means that your favorite flower may look nothing like itself as a humble sprout. Never remove a plant just because you don’t know what it is. There’s a chance that the unknown plant could grow into the perfect addition to your space.
Furthermore, you could actually cause more harm if the plant isn’t removed correctly. Something you may think is a harmless could, in fact, be poisonous. Trying to remove the mystery plant on your own could make you sick and even spread its seeds or spores.
The old cliché is true. You really don’t know what you don’t know until someone points it out to you. South Florida gardening is much different than gardening in other areas of the country. Just because you had the best yard in your home state doesn’t mean that the same truths will hold up in our unique climate.
As such, it’s always best to call in a landscape service, even if you’d rather just be safe than sorry. It’s worth paying a gardening professional to exercise his or her expertise than to make an honest mistake on your own.
When you’ve got a project in mind, it can be tempting to ask Google or Siri to find a “landscape company near me.” However, it’s not enough to find just any landscape service.
You need to know that your gardening professional is just that—a professional. You wouldn’t call a lawn-mowing service to build a garden pathway or a custom landscape design crew to mow your lawn. Each project is unique, so be sure to look for the right person for each job.
When it comes to Palm Beach County landscape projects, you’ll find your qualified gardening professional at Willingham Landscape Designs. These aren’t just any gardeners, either.
With over two decades of experience, the Willingham team will approach your project with confidence and quality expertise. We specialize in South Florida gardening, so you can trust that your landscape design team has the right plants, tools, and techniques for your area.
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