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How to Find the Best Homes for Avid Gardeners

Garden enthusiasts need a home that will meet their needs. The best properties for these land lovers are ones with huge front yards and ample space for landscaping. Read on to learn more about the four types of homes every garden enthusiast should consider.

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Properties with Larger Yards

Compared to apartments or townhomes with limited (if any) access to greenery and soil, properties with large yards offer new homeowners the best opportunity to garden. These types of homes have ample grass in the front, sides, and back. Ideally, homeowners will have enough space to start their new gardens anywhere around the home. When buying such a home, garden enthusiasts must keep in mind that local laws may have certain rules regarding gardening in the front yard, especially near a cross in the road. If this is the case, it’s important to find homes that have enough room around the property or in the backyard to start planting a garden.

Homes with Expansive Landscapes

In addition to having enough physical space to start a garden, the best home for garden enthusiasts already has impressive landscaping. While gardeners can give a less-than-exciting property its own landscaping makeover, it will be easier to jump into their gardening efforts if they start with a home that already has expansive landscaping. Luxury homes are often the best of both worlds when it comes to properties with large yards and already-existing landscaping. These types of properties already have incredible curb appeal and with the addition of a garden will be the perfect choice for any garden enthusiast.

Houses with Yards Facing the Sun

Buying a property with a large yard won’t do much good if the majority of the green spaces are not facing the sun. While some plants thrive in the shade, to really make the most of a front yard or backyard, look for a property that gets plenty of sunlight. Depending on where you intend to live, yards that face south are more likely to get the most sunlight during the warmer seasons, whereas northern-facing yards will get the most in the winter.

Properties with Quality Soil

Garden enthusiast that are excited to buy a home that will allow them to plant to their heart’s content should search for properties with good soil. While each property’s soil will determine what type of plants can grow in the garden, experts agree that the best kind of soil for gardens is loamy soil. This soil is a balance of the soil, materials: clay, sand, and silt.

While properties with large yards may seem few and far between in some cities, these are the best types of homes for garden enthusiasts. Use this guide to find your way to best homes for you.

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Meghan Belnap / Blogger, Researcher and Freelance Writer

Meghan Belnap is a freelance writer who enjoys spending time with her family. She loves being in the outdoors and exploring new opportunities whenever they arise. Meghan finds happiness in researching new topics that help to expand her horizons. You can often find her buried in a good book or out looking for an adventure. You can connect with her on Facebook right here and Twitter right here.

 

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