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4 Curb Appeal Tips for Fall Landscapes

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

As Summer gives way to Fall it’s a wonderful time of year to live in Atlanta. While the seasons are busy changing, you can change your aesthetics too by revisiting those tired flower beds around the home filled with summer’s dying blooms. Here are a few times to spruce up your fall garden landscape.

Don’t “Leave” Your Turf Grass Unattended

While brilliant fall foliage can automatically make your home look more attractive, that doesn’t mean you can slack off on lawn maintenance during this season. Keep falling leaves at bay with frequent raking and patch up any brown spots in the grass.

Lean into Fall Colors

Spice up your flower beds and planters with a splash of color. As your summer plants start to fade, replace them with vibrant mums or other colorful flowers.

Create Points of Interest with Plants

Add splashes of color by arranging pots filled with hearty fall flowers like mums, sedum or asters around your front door, or on a porch or deck. Incorporate planters or container gardens of varied sizes, shapes and colors to add visual interest.

Add Some Hardscape Elements

Don’t forget that while plants add character to your home, you also need to balance your soft landscaping with hard landscaping. Be sure you’re also paying attention to stone, rock formations, sidewalks, fountains, benches, etc.

 

As winners of over 300 awards, Gibbs Landscape Company offers a proven track record of creative, quality landscape design and maintenance. Our team of highly trained, qualified Landscape Architects and horticulturalists can design and maintain a landscape that will add value to your property for years to come. You deserve the best in landscape design/build and maintenance…you deserve Gibbs Landscape Company.

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Boost Your Curb Appeal

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Tips to Boost Your Curb Appeal

 

Curb appeal, it’s a great way for your property to make a fantastic first impression. As a property owner, you are always trying to find new and creative ways to spruce up your property’s curb appeal.  As an award winning landscape company we’ve been adding appeal to Atlanta’s residential and commercial curbs for decades. Here are a few of our favorite ways to dress up our client’s landscapes.

Edge the Paths

Define areas of your landscape by installing borders along the driveway and the walkways. Consider combining a variety of edging materials, to create colorful, textured, beautiful designs, guaranteed to transform the rather dull yard into an elegant, inviting space.

Dress Up the Mailbox or Signage

Make the first thing you see when you arrive home an inviting sight. With the addition of colorful plants and flowers, you set the stage to create interest and gain attention.  The mailman will appreciate the view too!

Add Flowers

Planning and planting seasonal flowers is our favorite thing to do. One of the best landscaping ideas for revamping any property is flowers. Still, you must make sure you select the right type of flowers that accentuates the mood and theme of the property, and whose maintenance is relatively simple. Don’t just confine your flowers to the beds. Think vertically by adding hanging plants or large container pots.

Hide “Dead” Spots

Plants are an effective solution for enhancing your property but sometimes there are areas that are not suitable for planting. For example, at the base of a large shade tree or heavy slope. Sure, you can plant flowers that can thrive in a shaded setting or alternatively, you could cover the dead spots with mulch to help the yard look healthy and appealing to the eye.

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As winners of over 275 awards, Gibbs Landscape Company offers a proven track record of creative, quality landscape design and maintenance. Our team of highly trained, qualified Landscape Architects and horticulturalists can design and maintain a landscape that will add value to your property for years to come. You deserve the best in landscape design/build and maintenance…you deserve Gibbs Landscape Company.

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