3 Ways to Refresh Your Landscaping Before Summer Ends

3 Ways to Refresh Your Landscaping Before Summer Ends

One of the easiest ways to make your custom home look its best is to give it some outstanding landscaping.

One of the easiest ways to make your custom home look its best is to give it some outstanding landscaping. In fact, the right landscaping design can make any home into a dream home. However, you might be wondering how you can do this when you are living in a waterfront property. We are so glad you asked! Let’s find out more!

Assess the Condition of Your Outdoor Living Areas

First things first, take a look at all of your outdoor living areas. Even though summer is almost over, that doesn’t mean you can’t have some late spring cleaning. Have any of the areas fallen into disuse and need to be livened up? How are the trees doing? Are vines causing problems for fences or other aspects of your custom home’s landscape? These are all important questions that need to be answered as soon as possible. Another reason why you need to evaluate the state of your outdoor living areas is to check for signs of rot or fungus growth, and you might need some weeding and pruning work done too.

Add New Plants

Nothing brings new life into a landscape like adding some new plants. So when you get the choice to do so, don’t hesitate. Work with a landscaper to get some ideas on how to make your garden and landscape more vibrant as summer slowly comes to an end. Fall is almost upon us! Experiment with colors that suit the season. Might we suggest daylilies, purslane, and bougainvillea? You might be surprised by the results!

Install New Hardscapes

No landscape is complete without some great-looking hardscapes to back them up. Any existing hardscapes that need to be fixed up should be repaired. Also, keep an eye out for signs of dirt and mildew – and then clean them off when you see them. Then, if you see bare patches of grass around your lawn, then it’s time to do something about that. You have some options here: use gravel, stone, mulch, or landscape block to make them look better.


At Shoreline Construction, we know that your home is a reflection of you. That’s why we strive to make each home we build as beautiful as the family who will live there. We work with each of our clients to design a home that fits their needs. The end result is a durable, energy-efficient custom home that the family will enjoy for generations to come. Shoreline Construction has been serving our customers for over 25 years, and we look forward to the opportunity to help you!

If you’re interested in learning more about what Shore-Line Construction can do for you, check out our website or give us a call at 410-574-6623. Keep up with all of the latest news by following our blog and social media pages on Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and Houzz!

This entry was posted on Friday, August 28th, 2020 at 7:01 pm. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.