Ground Affects Landscaping

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It’s always best to start early on a backyard project. “We tell clients to get in touch with us sooner rather than later if they are thinking about a project for their outdoor spaces,” explains Tom Ball, owner and president of the award-winning Ground Affects Landscaping. By the time summer rolls around, most landscape and hardscape specialists are booked well into October, he says.

Since the pandemic, Ball has seen a big increase in the number of pool and spa installations. “People were spending their vacation money and putting it into the backyard. We saw a huge upswing in the amount of people wanting these outdoor living areas.”