What Do Landscaping Services Entail?

Your garden and yard are an extension of your home. It is for this reason that they must be maintained accordingly and reflect your personality. Investing in a reliable landscaping service can keep your yard inviting and beautiful, transforming it into a haven for you and your family to relax and entertain in. With spring at our doorsteps, why not go the extra mile and give your yard the care it is craving for?


Gumtree explains what an efficient landscaping service entails and how it can benefit the exteriors of your home:

  1. Design: This is one of the most important services of landscaping that includes the development and creation of plans with the inputs of the client. Landscape designers are responsible for advising people on how external elements can add to the functionality and aesthetics of the home.
  2. Hardscaping: This includes the installation or construction of permanent structures and features such as drainages systems, planted beds, driveways etc.
  3. Soft scaping: Semi-permanent or planted features such as grass, lawns, trees, and hedges fall under the scope of soft scaping. This also includes the installation of irrigation systems and sprinklers.
  4. Physical features: This service is gaining popularity, especially with independent homes or businesses. It includes the installation of lattices, shade structures and sails that contribute to the overall aesthetics.
  5. Pest control: Landscaping services can also be hired for the application of pesticides and herbicides for the protection of your plants and trees.
  6. Maintenance: Once design and installation are complete, landscaping companies also offer grooming and maintenance services to sustain the look and aesthetics of your yard. This can be an ongoing service that is offered on a monthly basis.


Now that you’ve got the knowledge, it’s time to shop! Head to gumtree.co.za or your Gumtree app (click for Apple & Android) and don’t forget to use your location settings to find local service information close to home.


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