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brandonrobson   , 26

from Ottawa


Benefits of Landscaping Your Yard

Almost 73 years ago, Ray Milland had called the New York City the “concrete jungle” in the Academy Award-winning film The Lost Weekend and since then the name had stuck. Today, the phrase is applicable not only to New York but to every developed city in the world. Amidst the sky-kissing skyscrapers, it is hard to find a patch of greenery.

Although there is comfort in the house with luxurious furniture and ambient lighting, one still needs a fresh breath of air every now and then. Landscaped backyards are a wonderful option to have a patch of greenery, your personal paradise amidst miles of concrete.

In case you live in a metropolitan city with no view of lush greenery for miles, landscaping your backyard is an idea worth considering. Besides the freshness that the plants have to offer, here is a list of added benefits that you might not have thought of before:

  • Greenery enhances the beauty of every place. Avail the services of Landscape Contractors Ottawa to adorn your backyard with the modern fountains to give an understated look or with flower pots to showcase your green thumb.

  • During the hot summer months, the landscape backyards are the perfect location to have a ladies’ brunch or a Sunday get-together with friends and family with a portable grill to supplement the occasion. Dubinsky Construction provides landscape Services Ottawa that can transform your front entrance and backyard and make it not only classy but also more inviting to the guests.

  • A well-done landscaped front entrance and backyard also helps to increase the resale value of the house in case you want to put it up in the market. In the present day, when it is a pain to get your house sold and make a benefit, an attractive landscape yard will definitely act as an icing on the cake. Much like your face and personality, your front entrance is the first impression on the neighbors and the potential buyers and it is always better to make a good first impression.

  • The greenhouse effect is not news to anyone. The greenery helps to combat the greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and replace it with oxygen that is not only beneficial for the environment but also for our own health. The trees also help to keep the temperature cooler by limiting the heating effect from the greenhouse gas.

  • Landscaping your backyard and front entrance can give your house a serious face-life especially if you decide to incorporate rock motifs, swings, and fountains to complete the view. Strategically placed lights in the backyard can also help to add dimension to the place.


By deciding to landscape your backyard, you would not only significantly boost the aesthetics of your house, but also do your bit to protect the environment.