13 Best DIY Landscaping Ideas in 2022


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  • Simple DIY landscaping projects can help you increase curb appeal when your budget is tight.
  • Projects such as adding garden borders, walkways and permanent seating can have a big impact.
  • A real estate agent and a landscape architect have shared tips for sprucing up your property on a budget.

You don’t have to spend big to make a significant impact on your home’s exterior aesthetic. Small, inexpensive changes can increase curb appeal, and a few smart landscaping choices can even increase the price of your home when it comes time to sell.

We contacted an Ohio-based real estate agent Kristina Morales to learn more about the impact of exterior landscaping on real estate value. We also spoke to Blythe Yost, co-founder and chief landscape architect of an online landscape design company Tillyfor tips on getting the most bang for your buck with various DIY landscaping projects.

If you’re looking to save big on landscaping, DIY is the way to go. Morales says doing it yourself is the most cost-effective way to brighten up a drab landscape. We’ve put together this list of 13 landscaping ideas under $1,000 to spruce up your front or backyard.


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