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Landscaping Makes Cents: A Homeowner's Guide to Adding Value and Beauty to Your Property

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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

Synopsis:

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

Synopsis:

A complete guide to adding substantial value and beauty to a home through careful landscape design.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-161) and index.

About the Author

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

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: Money Does Grow on Trees: Increasing Your Property Value

Chapter 1: The Perceived Value of Landscape

Chapter 2: How Much Is an Aesthetically Pleasing Landscape Worth?

Chapter 3: How Much Are Trees and Other Landscaping Elements Worth?

Chapter 4: Landscaping Considerations When Building, Buying, or Selling a House

Part II: Where Do I Start? Developing a Budget and a Plan

Chapter 5: Budgeting for Landscaping

Chapter 6: Designing Your Landscape for Maximum Value

Chapter 7: Investing in Hardscaping Elements

Chapter 8: Investing in Softscaping Elements

Chapter 9: Investing in Sustainable Landscape Alternatives

Part III: I Can't Do It All Myself: Hiring Landscape Contractors

Chapter 10: Selecting Qualified Contractors

Chapter 11: Negotiating Contracts

Chapter 12: Asking the Right Questions of Contractors

Appendices

Appendix 1: How Valuable Is Your Home Landscape? A Proposed Aesthetic Evaluation

Model

Appendix 2: USDA Hardiness Zone Map

Glossary

For Further Reading

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780882669489
Subtitle:
Smart Investments that Increase Your Property Value
With:
Dube, Richard L.
Author:
Dubi, Richard L.
Author:
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Author:
Richard L.
Author:
Dub, Richard L.
Author:
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Author:
Campbell, Frederick C.
Author:
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Author:
Dube, Richard L.
Publisher:
Storey Publishing, LLC
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Real property
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Landscape gardening
Subject:
Landscape architecture
Subject:
Value added.
Subject:
Added value.
Subject:
Gardening : General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
246
Publication Date:
19970103
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 1/2 X 11
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 x .48 in 1.02 lb

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"Synopsis" by , 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

"Synopsis" by ,
A complete guide to adding substantial value and beauty to a home through careful landscape design.

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