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MHI: If a homeowner is selling a house, what key elements of landscape should they address first?

RHP: (In addition to colorful beds, planters, and healthy grass), make sure shrubs are healthy and pruned up, and beds are mulched and edged. These are easy things to do and will provide instant buyer appeal.

If there are bare areas in a yard (areas with too much sun), it might be worthwhile to have some shrubs and trees installed. The cost of a shrub or tree might be worth it to get a house sold in poor market conditions.

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