Landscaping Tips – Why You Should use a Professional to Plant Shrubs and Trees in Your Yard

Planting Trees and ShrubsMany people see a tree or shrub they like, buy it and plant it. Then, they discover that the plant isn’t thriving as they expected. Here are some reasons why it is best to leave the planting of shrubs and trees to the professionals…

Choosing the Right Plants To Use

A professional landscaper will have the knowledge on which trees and shrubs would work best for your soil and region. In addition, an expert will help you determine the best location in your lawn that will allow the tree or shrub to reach its full potential. A professional will also be able to determine healthy plants vs. an unhealthy plant. Often, it isn’t as easy as looking at the blooms or leaves. An expert can determine rather the roots are weak or if the plant has a disease.

Use Proper Planting Techniques 

Some people think that planting a shrub or a tree is as easy as digging a hole and filling it back up with the plant and some dirt. However, this method kills many shrubs and plants. A professional landscaper company trains their staff to be experts in that region’s plants and the depth at which to plant each of them.

Make Sure to Plant at the Right Time

A professional landscaper will also be able to determine which plants should be planted at particular times of the year. In addition, the professionals will have the appropriate equipment to complete a landscape in a timely manner. Many people spend their entire weekend planting and working in their yard. Although a landscaper will cost you, it will save you time and could save you money by keeping and maintaining the health of your lawn and plants.

Other Than Your Cashflow, It Always Comes Down To This…

Doing it yourself


You could call the pros at Outer Image Outdoor Services to help you do it right the first time! We help our residential and commercial clients with their landscaping everyday!

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