So, you’ve finally decided to transform that dull stretch of dirt and grass into a backyard paradise. Good choice! In Perth, we are blessed with a climate that lures us outdoors for most of the year. And there’s no better way to enjoy it than in a landscape custom-designed by the experts, like Principal Landscapes, where we specialize in “Designing Nature, Crafting Lifestyle.”
Before diving into the transformation’s heart, a well-prepared yard lays the foundation for a smooth process and a better result. Here’s how to get your yard ready for a makeover and why choosing a local, award-winning company can make all the difference.
Do Your Homework
Before you make the first cut or pull the first weed, decide what you want your outdoor space to be. Whether it’s a place for family barbecues, a peaceful garden retreat, or a lavish entertainment hub, your design will govern Everything from the choice of plants to the type of paving stones.
Clean the Slate
Remove all the unnecessary items from your yard. This includes obvious debris and old installations that won’t be part of the new design. By giving your landscaping team a clean slate, you’re speeding up the process and potentially saving yourself some money.
Assess Your Soil
The soil in your yard affects the plants that will thrive there. A simple soil test kit can provide a wealth of information. You might need to improve the soil’s quality based on the results.
Perth can experience heavy downpours. Therefore, your yard should be graded to direct water away from your house. Drainage issues should be tackled before any significant landscaping work begins.
Consult the Professionals
While DIY projects can be fun, professional help ensures you get the best results, particularly for complex projects. Cullen Long, the Managing Director of Principal Landscapes, has been in this business since 2002 and has a history of happy clients.
What Do Clients Say?
Wendy Griffiths couldn’t thank us enough for transforming her front and back garden, saying, “Everything was seamless, and we couldn’t be happier. Any changes or additions along the way were met with a ‘can do’ attitude.”
Aaron Nankivell admired our “professionalism and transparency,” stating that “the professionalism and transparency were evident right from the start.”
Rob Monzu emphasized our design capabilities: “We were impressed with Cullen’s ability to translate our ideas into design concepts and provide suggestions for materials, plants, and features.”
Why Choose Principal Landscapes?
Aside from our multi-award-winning status, Principal Landscapes provides an obligation-free quote and personal site consultations with Cullen. So, if you’re in Perth and surrounding areas, call us at 0402 902 346.
We bring a “one-stop-shop” approach to your landscaping needs, ensuring you don’t have to juggle multiple contractors. Our in-house construction teams and qualified contractors adhere to the strict building regulations of SPASA and LIAWA.
In Perth, where the climate invites you to live outdoors, why not turn your backyard into a paradise? Follow these guidelines to prepare your yard for landscaping. And when you’re ready to turn that dream into a reality, give us a call at Principal Landscapes. With our experience and many satisfied customers, your ideal outdoor space is just a phone call away.