To some, a lawn is the crowning glory of their property. Yet to others it is a tremendous hit on their checkbook. How do you feel?
When I grew up, Saturday entailed us mowing and weeding. Not quite my American dream, or that of my brothers as young teens, but we had a lush green lawn and it was every suburbanites dream.
Today, I still love the look of an impeccable lawn. I enjoy the smell of fresh cut grass and the feel of it under my bare feet. Not always so happy with the cost to maintain it, the noise to mow it, the weed eaters, the mowers, aerators, chemicals and fertilizers, etc. All of this to keep the turf looking great. Nevertheless, we love the look!
Studies show that well maintained landscaping can add 15% to the value of a home. The studies…