The grass doesn’t always have to be greener on the other side of the fence.
Here’s how to make your landscaping dollar grow further.
Get estimates for any work in writing and exclude any tasks you can perform yourself with minimal help.
If you hire a lawn care service, communicate your expectations, and get all agreements in writing to avoid problems later.
Compare costs for materials and plant stock at local retailers to ensure you are getting a competitive price.
Adhere to all permit requirements if you are considering a fence or similar project.
Above all, do some groundwork first at bbb.org to make sure you find a trustworthy contractor.