How much should i budget for landscaping?

A general rule of thumb is to spend 10% of your home's value on landscaping. How much should you invest in improving your landscape? Professionals recommend budgeting 10% of the value of your home. But the important thing to remember is that success doesn't depend on how much you spend. Landscaping doesn't have to be expensive, just be well-planned, says Carl Heldmann, author of Be Your Own House Contractor.

Here's how to start building your own landscape plan.

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