Getting your backyard or front garden landscaped can cost a lot more than many people think. In fact, According to Hipages, you can expect to pay between $55 and $70 an hour for an experienced landscaper, $850 for a basic garden design and up to $6000 for 10 pages of design work and renderings from a qualified landscaper in Omaha. Here are a few things you can do to keep your Omaha landscaping on a budget.
Omaha Landscaping on a budget Suggestions
Most people engage the services of a landscaper when they want to completely overhaul their property, as a landscaper can plan, oversee and execute the entire project from start to finish. However, you don’t have to engage a landscaper for every aspect of your project, and there are ways you can landscape your property on the cheap, and DIY a few things for keep your project within budget.
Work out exactly what areas of your garden you want to change, what you want to do to your garden and the style you want to achieve. With this laid out, you can analyse the overall project and identify areas where costs can be cut.
When you’re shopping for outdoor furniture or project materials, don’t feel as though you are limited to local hardware stores and garden nurseries. Check out eBay, Gumtree, garage sales, and junkyards for materials that can salvaged or second-hand furniture or pots that could be used in your project.
Consider reducing your lawn size or areas covered with grass. Creating flowerbeds and filling them with native plants or hardy shrubs and flowers will look lovely, and cost less if you’re ground needs significant work to create a flat space.
Tidy up garden beds with mulch, it’s a cheap and easy trick that will make your yard more presentable and your plants happy.
If you want a simple, low-maintenance garden then hedge plants are a good option for you. They can be trimmed to fill awkward garden beds and are easily to look after. They can also be grown from cuttings, which can save you money in the long run.
Work with the land and the plants you already have on the property if you want to keep the overall cost of your landscaping project down.
Arbor Hills Trees & Landscaping Services
Arbor Hills Trees & Landscaping Services can provide you with everything from detailed maintenance programs to unique plant production, and other services in between. That means we build water features, walls, patios, irrigation, walkways, outdoor kitchens, lighting and anything else you can help us dream up. Our professionally trained staff can build the landscape of your dreams!
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Fire Pit Designs Landscaping Services
Imagine the ambiance created in your backyard landscape by a custom fire pit. Nothing is more inviting on a cool spring night or for fall and winter gatherings of family and friends. A fire pit may be used to provide warmth during outdoor entertaining, but also as a heat source for outdoor cooking or simply roasting marshmallows. Our trained custom fire pit installers are experts in turning your vision into reality. More…
Outdoor Living Landscaping Services
Unlimited Outdoor Kitchen offers professional outdoor kitchen, outdoor fireplace, and outdoor living room design, building, and installation services with FREE ESTIMATES. More…
Retaining Walls Landscaping Services
Enhance the beauty of your landscape with a retaining wall that is customized to coordinate with your home’s exterior. At Arbor Hills, our retaining wall designer will create a functional retaining wall that is aesthetically pleasing for your personal taste, and within your target budget. With the many materials available today, the retaining wall project you’ve been considering is just a phone call away! More…
Stamped and Colored Concrete
It is time to upgrade or replace some of the hardscape features surrounding your home? Stamped and colored concrete is a beautiful and affordable material. It enhances the color and texture featured on your home’s exterior. Stamped concrete in textures from modern to rustic are available to coordinate with your home’s existing design features. Colored concrete can be blended to match or enhance your home’s exterior color scheme. A designer from Arbor Hills will consider all these existing features at your site visit and when designing your project. More…
Patio Pavers Landscaping Services
Concrete pavers are a great way to improve your landscape and garden. They are super strong and lend themselves to many hardscaping projects. They rarely crack but if they do, each piece is easily replaceable. More…
Landscape Lighting Designs
Outdoor lighting can be nearly as important to the overall look and feel of your home as the landscaping itself. So you shouldn’t short-change yourself by skimping on quality lighting products. We are a full-service landscape and waterscape company that can solve all of your residential and commercial lighting needs anywhere in Omaha and the surrounding areas. More…
Water Feature Landscaping Designs
Imagine the sight and sound of bubbling water as you relax in your outdoor sanctuary. A water feature can give just the right ambiance to your outdoor retreat. Or, if you are looking for a water feature with traffic-slowing curb appeal, a designer from Arbor Hills will help you choose the water feature that best enhances your home. More…
Sod Installation Services
Whether you have just built your home, cleared agricultural land for your personal use or simply want to improve the look of your existing yard, having sod installed is a fast way to create the lush, green carpet of grass you want. It offers instant satisfaction rather than the weeks of waiting and anticipating whether or not your grass seed is going to grow. Plus, using sod offers a host of other benefits. More…
Mulch & Rock Landscaping Services
The concept, to design, to delivery and installation, we have more than 20 years experience in the landscaping industry in the Omaha and surrounding areas. Our services include delivery, full installation, and clean-up of mulch and rock around your beds, trees, and more. More…
Plants & Shrubs Landscaping
Plants and shrubs are the backbone of your landscape and should be the first things you plant. Proper selection will enhance a home’s appearance and increase property value while reflecting the homeowner’s style and personality. More…
Let our trained nursery professionals assist you in selecting the perfect tree or shrub to complete your landscape. We carry a selection that is unmatched in the Omaha and the surrounding areas and are willing and eager to explain our favorites. Improved varieties are introduced each year and we always strive to carry the best and newest – varieties more resistant to disease, shade trees better able to withstand storm damage and ornamentals in unique colors, shapes and sizes you have to see to believe. More…