Jun 8, 2007
Money Magazine Promotes Value of LandscapingSource: ANLA

In its June issue, Money Magazine promotes the increase in home value and selling price that landscape improvements provide. The article quotes a Michigan State University study funded by the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) that found, depending on where the house is located, “high-quality landscaping” adds 5 percent to 11 percent to its price.” Also quoted in the article is American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) Landscape Division board member, Chris Valenti, owner of JB Landscaping, Lewes, Del.

The article promotes that “landscaping adds more value than almost any other home renovation.” Money Magazine also informs homeowners that even if they are not planning a move right away, “landscaping is the one home improvement that actually appreciates over time.” Other recommendations include investing in larger-sized, unique material for a more significant impact as well as annual color plantings and lawn fertilizing and maintenance.

For more information, go to www.anla.org.

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