Have you ever walked down a beautiful tree-lined road or neighborhood and wondered at the incredible natural beauty? Trees provide us with beautiful views, but also provide other useful services that we may not even realize. They harbor wildlife that enrich our daily experience — who doesn’t love seeing baby birds in the spring? — can help us save on our energy, heating, and cooling bills, and reduce noise pollution in residential and commercial areas alike. Having good landscaping can also increase the value of your home and makes an area seem friendlier and more welcoming. But how can you make sure you have healthy trees and keep them well maintained? You want to of course be sure tha
An overwhelming 99% of residents who live in retirement communities say that having pleasant and well landscaped grounds is either important (48.5%) or essential (50.5%) to their well being. It’s no wonder why: good landscaping creates good views, good moods, and good walking opportunities for exercise to stay healthy.
So how can you build a landscaping design that’s “senior-friendly”? The first thing to consider is what seniors need out of their living spaces, whether in a community or living on their own.
A number one priority for many older people is easy maintenance, especially if they’re expected to take care of the grounds themselves after the