Create The Perfect Outdoor Living Space - Scapes
15 Jan

Create The Perfect Outdoor Living Space

It is wonderful to have a beautifully landscaped property for the curb appeal it offers. It is even better to be able to enjoy the effort that went into planning and maintaining that landscape. The best way to do this is to extend your living space to the outdoors by creating areas for relaxation, recreation, and entertaining. With some proper planning, it is possible to enjoy your outdoor living space year-round in the northern Florida climate. Here are a few tips for taking your landscaping to the next level by providing outdoor living space.

Imagination and Desire

Take stock of the space you have first. Then, write down some of the desires you have for using your outdoor space. A wish list is a great place to start. You can always scale back as you get closer to realizing your dreams in a practical sense.

Some things you may desire are:

  • Fire pit for cooler winter evenings
  • Water feature for calming sounds
  • Secluded rock garden for meditation
  • A fabulous patio with a pergola for entertaining guests
  • Maybe something fun like a bocce court
  • Consider your Budget

Be realistic about how much you can afford to spend on your new space. You don’t need to research what it will all cost at this stage. Just determine how much you really have as resources to spend on this project. With a good budget in mind, it is now time to consult a professional.

Seek Experienced Help

With your wish list in hand and a budget in mind, contact a reputable landscaping professional to advise you and help you narrow down your priorities based on your financial means. A qualified and experienced landscape company will be more than happy to discuss your ideas and help guide you in the right direction.

Put the Plan into Action

Once you have honed your wish list, consider hiring your landscape specialist to design a master plan to realize your dreams. He or she will work with you to fine-tune the design. Once everything is right where you envisioned it, your landscape company will implement the plan without you having to do any of the labor.

This winter is an ideal time of year to start planning and creating your ultimate outdoor living space for you and your family. Contact Scapes for more info.

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