Home Landscaping Design

Your growable property—the lawn, right in and around your house—looks staid, lifeless, year in and year out. Spice things up a bit this year with some home landscaping for your Manheim area home. The aesthetic and potential resale value of your home go up immediately upon the installation of fine home landscaping, the likes of which Roots can provide. A simple and creative solution to a drab looking property, new home landscaping will make you the envy of neighbors, friends and family.

The process begins with designing the ideal home landscaping set-up. There many aspects of such an undertaking that you will need to consider. Our professional designers and installers will work with you, seeking your ideas on what you are looking to implement. In this blog, we will cover some of the basics for first time home landscape designers.

Color Scheme

Colors will be a big part of your home landscaping design. Perhaps you have a preferred plant or a favorite color (or both) that you wish to include? A nice starting point, our advice to you is to keep from getting too complicated here. The more bold and audacious you get with your color combinations, the more difficult you will make the process of ensuring everything matches. Go with a just few basic colors when plotting the look of your new home landscaping.

Plant Proportions

Setting things up in proper proportion is one of the daunting tasks associated with designed the ideal home landscaping situation for your property. Our team of trained, professional home landscaping experts step in here, helping you visualize the scope of what the outcome of the final project is going to look like. Your plants need to be proportionate to each other as well as to whatever plot they are being installed into.


Thanks to the Internet, researching a perfect landscape set-up is not all difficult. Countless examples from around the world are now at your fingertips. With just a few types and a few clicks, you begin to gain insight into what looks and feels right for your home landscaping set-up. Gather a few ideas together about your dream landscape. Find some examples of properties that you think were done well. This may help you in presenting our team with a good idea of what you’re looking for.

Get started on new home landscaping for your Manheim property by calling Root’s Nurseries at 717-898-0041 or Request a Free Estimate.