Updated: Dec 8, 2020
Most people are drawn to the kitchen in a new home, but the first place that you will find me is the backyard. I love splashes of colorful florals among a sea of green grass. When I bought my first home, my second most important priority was a lot with a yard (my first was a two car garage... I was seriously so sick of shoveling my car out of mounds of snow at the apartment I was living in). According to research done by HomeLight, over 75% of top real estate agents across the country say that "well-landscaped homes are worth anywhere from 1% to 10% more than homes with no landscaping."
This article has some great tips on how to enhance the value of your home. https://www.homelight.com/blog/does-landscaping-add-value/ The section concerning low maintenance plants is my personal favorite!