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How to Update & Restore an Overgrown Residential Garden

Do you recall how excited you were when you first installed your landscaped garden, and then that first spring when everything bloomed on schedule? Have things changed now, five or ten years later? There’s nothing quite as uninspiring as an overgrown lawn and garden. You know it when it just doesn’t “pop” with personality, it looks messy in places, or sometimes it’s just plain ugly. And, the thought of trying to reclaim the lost semblance of order is more than a little overwhelming. Never fear – below are a few proven restoration tips for your Main Line PA overgrown residential garden that will get you on the right track to a garden you love.

“It is sometimes right to ‘restore’ a garden in the exact sense of putting it back to its condition at a previous date. This can be done using archaeological evidence, drawings, estate records, illustrations, travelers accounts and any other information,” according to Gardenvisit.com.

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For homeowners with older gardens, the question may come up about restoring the garden to an original plan. “It is sometimes right to ‘restore’ a garden in the exact sense of putting it back to its condition at a previous date. This can be done using archaeological evidence, drawings, estate records, illustrations, travelers accounts and any other information,” according to Gardenvisit.com. They go on to say that most gardens have been subject to continual change, therefore a decision needs to be made as to the target date for the restoration.

Proven Restoration & Organization Tips for your Main Line PA Garden

Residential Garden Cleanup
By teaming up with someone who knows how to prune correctly, the symmetry of your garden can be gotten back. When trees and shrubs are put back into their proper bounds, spent blossoms deadheaded and sheared back and broken limbs removed, the garden atmosphere begins to feel more soothing and orderly.

Garden Redefinition & Renewal
Taking things up a notch, the next garden restoration tip for your Main Line PA overgrown residential garden involves giving it a “face lift.” This includes extensive cleanup – redefining garden borders, applying fresh mulch, fertilizing, planting perennials and seasonal selections, and refurbishing walkways with desired materials.

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Traditional Landscape by Newtown Square Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Aardweg Landscaping

Garden Overhaul & Reorganization
Perhaps you just moved in and find the landscape completely unappealing; or perhaps you just want something new after years after the “same old” design. If so, a fresh, totally new garden layout could be the answer. You can start from scratch, keeping the features that integrate well into your new scheme, and removing the ones that are overgrown or simply undesirable.

If your landscaped garden is old, crowded and unexciting, contact Aardweg Landscaping by calling 610-355-0703, or sending an email using the website contact form, and ask for some restoration tips for your Main Line PA overgrown residential garden that can transform it into the gorgeous showstopper you want it to be!

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