Although most of our country is still feeling the sting of the recession that began with the financial crisis of 2007, you’d be hard pressed to convince any Houstonian of that fact.
There exists an entire science devoted to color, how it is perceived, and what effects it has on the psychology of the observer. Artists rely on their internal knowledge of color to invoke a range of sensations, and to create emphasis, and harmony across the page.
You really only get one chance to make a first impression and this couldn’t be any more true than when you are trying to sell your home. It only makes sense that the first thing any potential buyer will see when driving up to your house is the front yard and, in sluggish housing markets, a nicely manicured and landscaped front lawn can make all the difference between attracting buyers and turning them away.
The famous weather predicting groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said there would be another six weeks of winter. Phil sleeps in a hole in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, but his prediction certainly is playing out here in Houston. We don’t usually have to wait long for our winter to be over and many of us start planning our Spring planting right after cleaning up from our New Year’s eve party.