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Time to Clean the Yard Up for Spring!

Spring is a wonderful time to start beautifying your yard in Blacksburg, Virginia. With the warmer weather and longer days, it’s the perfect time to get outside and start working on your yard. Here are some tips to help make your yard beautiful this spring:

Plan your landscaping: 

Before you start digging, take some time to plan out what you want your yard to look like. Consider the layout, the types of plants you want to use, and any other features you want to incorporate. You can even use our website to consult with a Back To Nature Professional or to create a blueprint of your vision.

Clean up debris: 

The winter months can leave a lot of debris in your yard, including fallen leaves, branches, and dead plants. Start by cleaning up all the debris to give your yard a fresh start. Rake up any leaves, remove dead plants, and trim any branches that may be hanging too low. If you don’t want to this on your own or simply just do not have the time, Back To Nature offers Maintenance Packages.

Add new plants: 

Spring is the perfect time to add new plants to your yard. Consider adding some colorful flowers, shrubs, or trees to add depth and dimension to your landscape. Make sure to choose plants that are appropriate for your climate and soil type. We recommend shopping locally for your plants! If you have any questions about what plants you should be planting during what time of year give us a call. 

Mulch your Beds: 

Adding a layer of mulch to your beds can help retain moisture and prevent weed growth. Choose a natural mulch, such as wood chips or straw, to add nutrients to your soil and create a more natural look. We offer many services including mulching.

Consider a Garden: 

If you have the space, consider starting a garden in your yard. Whether you want to grow vegetables, herbs, or flowers, gardening can be a fun and rewarding activity. Be sure to choose a sunny spot and prepare the soil before planting.

Add Outdoor Lighting: 

Outdoor lighting can add a dramatic effect to your yard, highlighting certain features and creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Consider adding solar lights along your walkways or string lights to your trees or patio. Outdoor lighting is for more than just looks, install it for safety reasons as well.

By following these tips, you can create a beautiful yard that you can enjoy all Spring and Summer long. Remember to take your time and enjoy the process, and don’t be afraid to seek help or advice from Back To Nature Landscaping if needed.