Why Now Is the Time to Start Your Landscape Design and Construction Project

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The Winter Months Are Perfect for Planning Your Landscape Design and Construction Project

With January as our coldest month here in the DC Metro, chances are spending time outside is the farthest thing from your mind. What may surprise you, though, is that now is actually a great time to be thinking about landscape design and construction, as the winter months are the perfect opportunity to get ahead of the curve.

At Allentuck Landscaping Company, we specialize in developing beautiful, custom landscape designs, implemented to perfection. But building the perfect outdoor space requires careful planning—and starting now helps to ensure your project is done in time for the months of spring and summer, where your new installations will truly shine. Let’s take a look at why now is the perfect time to start planning your project.

Calendars Are Wide Open

As you might imagine, the calendar for landscaping companies opens up during the winter months. Not only is there less in the way of landscape maintenance to complete, but fewer homeowners are giving much thought to enjoying any kind of outdoor space amid the freezing temperatures. 

Once the weather begins to warm up, however, calendars and production schedules fill up fast—making now an ideal time to get in ahead of the curve. By scheduling an initial quote now, you’ll be able to start on your landscape design and construction project before the much more hectic spring season arrives.

Leave Plenty of Time for Planning

At Allentuck, we’re well known for two things (among many!): breathtaking custom landscape designs and a commitment to complete customer satisfaction. That means our design process allows for multiple rounds of feedback before we break ground on any landscape installation or construction tasks.

Of course, that means the planning process takes time—but the sooner you start, the more leeway you’ll have to ensure your landscape design is absolutely perfect while still allowing plenty of time for the installation process. You’ll get the best of both worlds, ensuring that your outdoor space will totally delight you while leaving plenty of months to enjoy that space, too!

Start with a Blank Canvas

While we can visualize a landscape design under any conditions, many homeowners find that it’s easier to plan their project with a more barren landscape. In the winter, plants have died back or gone dormant and foliage is much more sparse. This leaves a perfect blank canvas to help you more clearly picture what you’re starting with and make the act of visualization much simpler.

Enjoy Flowers on Full Display

Depending on when your landscape design and construction project concludes, the blooms you can expect to see this year may vary. Some homeowners may only enjoy the summer and fall plantings, while those who start much later may only see those fall plantings.

While we think our flowers look great in all seasons, our goal is for our customers to enjoy their landscaping through all seasons as soon as possible. By starting your project now, you’ll likely see it through to completion in time to enjoy your outdoor space right as your flowers begin to bloom.

Get a Quote for Your Landscape Design and Construction Project

As you can see, there are so many reasons why the winter months are perfect for getting started with the planning process of your landscape design and construction project. In addition to all of these great reasons, we feel that planning your landscaping installation also gives you something to look forward to in the chilly winter months.

If you’re hoping to enjoy a vibrant, relaxing outdoor space as soon as the weather warms up again, our calendar is wide open to get started! Contact Allentuck Landscaping Company today to get a quote and start the planning process.

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