Spring is here and it’s time to relish in the warmth and new beginnings that come with this change of season. What better way to celebrate the beginning of the season than by doing a little spring cleaning on your land?

This is a perfect time to start landscaping projects you’ve been thinking about all winter and make your land a gorgeous place of relaxation you can proudly call your own. If you are a landowner or are in the market for purchasing land for sale in Edinburg through Santa Cruz Properties, it may be in your best interest to learn about spring cleaning for your property. 

If you aren’t sure where to begin, please follow our guide on how you can begin to tidy up your land. 

Tips on Beautifying Your Land This Spring 

By following these suggestions, you can make your property shine and become a place where you can enjoy time with your loved ones. 

1. Create landscaping and gardening plans. 

In order to execute your ideas for your property, you must start off with a master plan. You can sketch out your land and more or less outline any landscaping you may want. Landscaping can range from building fences to preparing gardens to grow fruits and veggies. 

Add sketches of any trees, bushes, or plants you are interested in planting on your land to get an idea of spacing. 

2. Rid your yard of debris and dead leaves. 

Although dead leaves can be utilized as a fertilizer for some plants, if they are sprinkled all over your property, they can block sunlight for your grass and other plants. It is important to rake up dead leaves and twigs for the safety of your grass and also for the sake of being aesthetically pleasing. 

3. Prune and trim shrubs and plants. 

Prune bushes and hedges that appear overgrown to make them look groomed and neat. Additionally, pruning any foliage promotes more flowers to bud. 

If possible, trim the dead branches off of your trees. If this task poses a challenge, it may be best to call a professional and not put yourself in any danger. 

4. Get your planting beds ready for fertilizing. 

Remove weeds and add an additional compost for fertilizer on your flower beds. This will give your plants a chance to grow. However, take caution when using fertilizers that contain chemicals. Follow directions closely to ensure your safety and the safety of any pets.  

5. Wood maintenance. 

If you’ve noticed any rotten, damaged, or unstable fence boards on your property, this is a great time to take advantage to fix and tighten them up. Consider a new paint job on any wood that is looking old and weathered. 

6. Use mulch.

Mulch is beneficial to gardens because it helps keep plant roots hydrated and cool while suffocating those pesky weeds. It is best to wait until your soil and land are completely dry to apply mulch. 

Show off your creativity by edging around your flower bed to make it look neat and beautiful while preventing grass from growing onto your flower beds. 

The Team at Santa Cruz Properties Share Tips on How To Spring Clean Your Owner-Financed Properties 

If you are considering becoming a landowner, knowing these tips on how to keep your property looking sharp is essential. Santa Cruz Properties offers owner-financed properties in Edinburg where you can begin this spring season with amazing changes and abundance.

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