June is a great time to get a little dirt under one’s fingernails. It may even improve the value of your home. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, 99 percent of their members believe curb appeal is important to attracting a buyer.
Don Kinzler, a lifelong gardener and NDSU Extension Horticulturist for Cass County, answered some of our burning landscape questions.
And while some landscaping projects may improve your home’s curb appeal to others, “it’s important that we enjoy them as well,” he says. “Locate a bench among the landscape plantings, and make it a priority to sit frequently, reflecting on the beauty of our surroundings.”