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- Simple DIY landscaping projects can help you increase curb appeal when you have a limited budget.
- Projects like adding garden edging, pathways, and permanent seating can have a big impact.
- A real estate agent and landscape architect shared tips for beautifying your property on a budget.
You don’t need to spend big to make a significant impact on your home’s outdoor aesthetic. Small, inexpensive changes can boost curb appeal, and a few smart landscaping choices can even increase your home’s price point when it comes time to sell.
We reached out to Ohio-based real estate agent Kristina Morales to learn more about how outdoor landscaping impacts real estate value. We also spoke to Blythe Yost, co-founder and chief landscape architect at online landscape design company Tilly, for tips on getting the most bang for your buck with various DIY landscaping projects.
If you’re looking to save big on landscaping, going DIY is the way to go. Morales says that doing things yourself is the most cost-effective way to jazz up a drab landscape. We’ve put together this list of 13 DIY landscaping ideas under $1,000 to beautify your front or backyard.