At Austin Drainage and Landscape Development, one of the most common questions our Austin landscaping professionals are asked is whether or not landscaping can truly add value to a home.

The answer is a resounding, yes!

In fact, landscaping can actually add up to tens of thousands of dollars to the value of your home.

That being said, there’s more to landscaping than simply planting some flowers and a couple shrubs. To ensure you get the most bang for your buck, our Austin landscaping experts have compiled a list of included their top 2 tips to ensure the landscaping you choose yields the highest return on invest. These include:


Planning Ahead

One of the most important factors to ensuring your landscaping efforts yields the highest value is to develop a comprehensive plan. Piecemeal landscaping looks disjointed, which does not lead to high returns. Instead of planting a tree a two one year and then adding in some flowers the next followed by a shrub sometime after, come up with a plan beforehand and stick to it. You do not need to spend a ton of money on landscaping, but it does need to look cohesive.


Selecting Mature Plants

Mature plants can create greater curb appeal and more privacy, which results in increased property value. In fact, mature trees have been known to drive up home values as much 20% and can appraise for $1,000-$10,000+.

If you are in the Austin area and are looking to add value to your home, let our Austin landscaping professionals help. With more than 35-years’ experience, we have the knowledge, skill, and expertise to help you create an outdoor space that is not only beautiful but an overall asset to your homes equity.

Have something specific in mind or need landscape suggestions? Our designers are here to help. With decades of experience, we are dedicated to making your vision a reality. Plus, we can easily work within a variety of tastes and budgets.

For more information or to schedule a free estimate, please give us a call at (512) 453-4932 or fill out our contact form.