What is it about low-maintenance landscaping that makes it so life-changing? To put it simply, it saves money and time. It can give you a sense of freedom and confidence that other types of landscaping just can’t. Beyond providing beautiful outdoor spaces that you can rely on, low-maintenance landscaping will create positive change throughout your life. Here are 3 changes you’ll notice after you go low maintenance:
1) Saving Money
You don’t know how much you’re paying for something until it’s gone. When you wave goodbye to a grass lawn, you’ll be amazed at how much you save each month. Even with the cost of installation, our financing rates are often significantly lower than the cost of maintenance and watering for a live lawn.
Incorporating native plants or installing artificial grass at your home will slash your water usage down by a huge margin. In our high desert environment, the cost of water can be a massive drain in caring for a grass lawn. With watering restrictions in many communities, you may still end up with dying grass even if you’re pushing the limits of these restrictions. Low-maintenance, high desert landscaping is made to look great in our environment, allowing you to cut the water, without sacrificing your yard’s appearance.
Without the need for frequent maintenance, low-maintenance landscaping also saves you in gardeners’ fees. Because minor, occasional upkeep is all that’s required, you’ll no longer have to set aside money for a gardener to come by each week.
2) More Free Time
Water-efficient landscaping made up of artificial grass, gravel, or rockscape doesn’t need you to pour your weekend into its upkeep. If you don’t want to spend money on a gardener to mow and fertilize live turf, you have to be prepared to sink a lot of your own time into it.
Switching to artificial grass fully eliminates the time that you would have to spend on live turf. Forgoing mowing is not an option if you want live grass to look nice. Switching it out for artificial turf or desertscape allows you to fully retire your old mower.
No matter what season it is, live turf requires a lot of attention. In spring grass needs to be reseeded and fertilized; in summer you have to deal with dead patches from the heat; fall brings dead leaves that ruin live grass; and winter freezes and drowns your yard. Going low-maintenance gives you the chance to enjoy your year without worrying about the effects on your outdoor spaces.
3) Less Stress
Live turf lawns can be the cause of a lot of stress for homeowners. It doesn’t take much to kill grass, but it takes a whole lot of effort to keep it looking great. And if your yard starts to lose its luster you may worry that your friends and neighbors will notice.
Making a change to drought-tolerant landscaping will give you peace of mind. When you don’t have to think about what yard work needs to be done, or how much water you’re using, you can take that time to relax instead.
Low maintenance yards stay beautiful without all the work, allowing you a chance to actually enjoy your outdoor living spaces without worrying about their care. For example, with artificial grass, you can play games with your kids or pets without worrying about accidentally tearing up the grass, because our artificial turf is made for high durability!
A beautiful yard can give you a sense of pride in your home. It makes your house a place to bring friends and plan hangouts. Being able to enjoy this without sinking in time or money makes it all the more enjoyable.
There are a number of options available when switching to a low-maintenance landscape, each offering its own benefits. Choosing artificial turf or rock and gravel is a great way to fully eliminate the needs for watering or gardening. Incorporating native plants can create an eye-catching look, while still using very little water. In addition, our artificial grass is high durability and soft-textured, allowing for rough play with kids or pets. Whatever you choose, we at JNR Home Improvements will work with you to create a design that suits your needs.
JNR Home Improvements is the Antelope Valley and Santa Clarita’s leader in low-maintenance landscaping. Chosen as the best landscaping company of 2018 by readers of the AV Press and featured on Enterprise magazine’s Enterprise360™ List, we make an effort to bring customer satisfaction to the forefront of every project. With many financing options available, we also make changing your yard affordable. Call or email us TODAY to learn more about what we can do for you!
By JNR Home Improvements