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Frequently Asked Questions About Landscaping in Fairhope

The answer to this question varies based on your exact location in Fairhope, how much rainwater you get in this area, and the type of turf and plants you have in your landscape. Some homeowners need to water more often than others simply because of these variables.

Our Fairhope landscaping company suggests watering your lawn a few days for a few weeks to find out how much water it needs. Make sure the grass and soil are getting wet and that there's damp soil underneath the grass to about a 6" depth. This ensures the roots are getting enough water. Monitor the progress for several weeks, making adjustments as you go.

What is the "Seasonal Color" service?

Many plants, shrubs, trees, flowers, and bushes produce blooms only during certain times of the year. A well-thought-out landscape design will include several seasons worth of blooming plants. If you don't have color in your landscape, our Fairhope landscaping company can install your favorite plants to provide seasonal color all year long.

If I maintain my lawn well, will it raise my property value?

As far as seeing any real value increase for your Fairhope property, landscape improvements most definitely make a difference in your home's value, especially when it comes time to sell. Increasing your curb appeal can increase your home's value by as much as 10-15%! Once you have a beautiful landscape and lawn, maintaining it will preserve the value.

Why do they say a lawn is helpful to the environment?

A living lawn will provide many benefits to the environment from keeping storm-water runoff and erosion away to cleaning the air of poisons like carbon dioxide. As your lawn goes through different stages of growth and death, the organic matter of the lawn grass improves the soil. Lawns also help to reduce temperatures and noise pollution!

If you are looking for a landscape and lawn care professional, please call Sexton Lawn & Landscape at 251-626-3309 or fill out our online request form.