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  • How To Plan Your Next Landscaping Project

    Landscaping Projects

    The Spring weather we've been waiting for is finally here! You know what that's landscaping time! The snow has melted, and you can finally see how your lawn and garden have held up over this long and colder winter season. If you're thinking of tackling some gardening jobs this week, take a look at this article that explains how to properly plan your next landscaping project. Need help with the manual labor? Give Reilly Painting your Cleveland Contractors and Home Mechanics a call today! We do many gardening projects during the Spring/Summer season.

    1. Measure the length and the width of the area you plan to landscape. Blow up a digital photo of the area to a letter-sized piece of paper. Put it under a clear page cover and mark the landscape and plants a clear page cover and mark the landscape and existing plants with a grease pen. Remove and adjust your plan with a soft rag.

    2. Lay out the landscaping plan, taking into consideration plant spacing and future growth. Draw the shape of your landscape areas on paper showing measurements. Add in plants, trees and shrubs. Label the type of mulch you will be using, be it wood chips, rock or pine needles. Plan for shady or sunny areas by placing the appropriate plants in those spots.

    3. Sketch on your landscape any overhead wires, utility meters, service boxes or underground utilities that could interfere with your landscape plan. Note how much sunlight each area of the property receives. Mark what areas of the property can be seen from inside your house and focal points such as a deck, pool and street or water views. Note locations of outside faucets. This area needs adequate room to allow for hoses.

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