Home Landscaping Tips: Simple Home Improvements That Add Value

If you want to add value to your home, skip the family room addition or the vinyl siding. Try some simple home landscaping instead.

Lawn chairs
Some people want a perfect lawn. Our lawn is green all summer and requires no care other than mowing when needed. That's good enough for us. The tree in the foreground is the poplar, which in this late August shot is shading the house from the afternoon sun. The garden is on the left in this picture; its windbreak can be seen to the right of the chairs.
WALTER CHOROSZEWSKI