Landscaping Makes Cents: Smart Investments that Increase Your Property Value

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Storey Communications, 1997 - Architecture - 169 pages
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Money does grow on trees!

Make sure that the money you spend on every aspect of your home landscaping -- from trees and shrubs to walkways, gardens, and patios -- adds long-term value to your property.

Professional landscaping contractors Frederick C. Campbell and Richard L. Dub, lead you step by step through the process of planning and building a landscape that fits your needs and preferences and will maximize the return on your investment.

-- Select elements that will add value and general appeal to your property and set a budget for each

-- Quantify the value of trees and other landscape elements

-- Make the best choices for sustainable low-maintenance landscapes

-- Select, install, and maintain gardens, ponds, fences, lighting, walkways, and more

-- Evaluate, negotiate, and contract with qualified landscaping contractors

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Contents

Introduction
1
How Much Are Trees and Other Landscaping Elements Worth?
16
Budgeting for Landscaping
36
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Frederick C. Campbell is the founder and president of Gnome Landscapes, Design & Masonry, a landscape design and installation business in Falmouth, Maine.

Richard L. Dub,, APLD, is president and owner of Environmental Information & Design, Inc., in Lexington, South Carolina.

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