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Creating a Veritable Eden: Landscaping a Residential Backyard

By Elizaveta Kramer Subscribe to RSS | March 23rd 2012 | Views:
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You're feeling relaxed while sitting in your home’s backyard in Boca Raton. You're wondering what else you can do since you have a lot of free time on your hands, and you hate being idle. You stare out at your own backyard, and then a Eureka moment hits you: why not work on your backyard?

You observe that your backyard has some rocks lying around, wild patches of grass growing in odd places, and some flowery bushes that are in full-bloom but need some trimming. You realize that your backyard could use a makeover. You basically have two choices: you can either fix up your lawn yourself or you can hire a professional Boca Raton landscaping company. If you’re a do-it-yourself guy, you may find the idea of getting your hands dirty rather appealing. However, many professional landscaping companies can offer their clients a high level of expertise that will not strain the wallet.

Landscaping a backyard doesn't have to be complicated, especially if you want your backyard to be simple and low maintenance. So if you're up to it, this article will present some little known facts about landscaping backyards that may inspire you to transform your private plot into a veritable Eden.

Let's say your backyard has a natural slope. Building in some kind of terracing at some parts may expand walking areas in your backyard. Additionally, terraced areas are the ideal place to install fixtures like fountains, lights, and benches. These fixtures are not only practical additions to your lawn, they also beautify the surroundings.

Some homeowners desire to have mini rock gardens or manicured lawns in their backyards. Many landscaping companies specialize in the lawn care Boca Raton homes need. They can help you create a feasible, harmonious design for your backyard. With their expertise, ornamental rocks can be arranged in a decorative manner next to trimmed bushes, gravel paths, and manicured lawns.

On the other hand, nothing quite beats the visual impact of an ornamental fountain or artificial waterfall in the backyard. The sound of the lapping water has a calming effect and the mist created by the water can cool the surroundings. Boca Raton landscapers can help you by designing and installing waterfalls or fountains to create a lush paradise.

If you’re up to it, these Boca Raton landscaping companies can even design ornamental ponds to complete your backyard transformation. These landscaping companies can also add attractive water plants to your pond such as water lilies and upright umbrella palms. Catfish may also be added to create a beautiful miniature ecosystem that you and your family will surely enjoy. For more information, you can visit:

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