Regular exposure to nature is essential for our mental and physical wellbeing. However, modern lives have become so busy that we rarely find time to seek refuge in nature. With landscaping, you can bring nature closer to your property, while also enhancing its aesthetic appeal.

Here is a list of six extraordinary advantages of landscaping your property.

Cools the temperature

Adding a grass lawn to your home or office exterior can help cool the property, which minimizes the need for artificial air-conditioning. When you plant trees on the western front of your property, they can provide shade and lower your attic temperatures by up to 40 degrees Fahrenheit on hot summer days.

Keeps air and water clean

A single tree can consume 26 pounds of carbon dioxide every year, which is equivalent to a car’s emissions during an 11,000-mile journey. Trees reduce the amount of dirt and debris that enters your home by acting as a protective barrier, which also helps maintain your property’s air quality.

Green landscapes act as a buffer during strong winds and prevent harmful pollutants from contaminating nearby water bodies. 

Xeriscaping can help save precious water resources

Xeriscaping is a landscaping method that requires minimal or no irrigation. Using this method, you can minimize the need for regular watering, especially if you live in an area that faces water scarcity during summers. It is not only beneficial for the environment but also saves a lot of money on water bills.

Improves health

There are several psychological and physical benefits of being near nature. For example, walking on the grass in the morning can help reduce stress levels and improve your eyesight. Just looking at plants can help lower blood pressure, and spending time in nature helps improve memory and attention span. Lush landscapes can keep you healthy and boost your productivity and creativity.

Increases property’s resale value

If you are thinking of reselling your property soon, the best way to increase its value is to invest in professional landscaping. Innovative water landscapes add texture, natural sounds, and new wildlife to your property. Homeowners are always willing to pay more for properties with beautiful front and back landscapes.

Prevents soil erosion with retaining walls

If your property is on a hill, retaining walls can act as a barrier to prevent healthy topsoil from sliding away during heavy rain. It also enhances the curb appeal of your home. Retaining walls are also a great way to increase your home’s privacy. 

About Marshall Tree Service and Landscaping

Let experts at Marshall’s Tree Services take care of your landscaping needs and convert your home into a beautiful work of art. We also tree removal, pruning, installation, and pest control services throughout the South Florida region. To schedule a free review or learn more about our tree and landscaping services, you can call us at (754) 235-1926 or (786) 738-4886. You can also reach us via email at or by filling out our contact form.