Did you know that an average garden in the UK has a total investment of £1.790 by the house owners?
Revealed in a recent study by Homebase, they also set a list of garden flowers that are most attractive to house-hunters and might help to sell you house!
According to the study, “Gardens are also crucial to a home’s attractiveness on the property market, with two-fifths of Britons saying they would not buy a property unless it had a decent garden.”
What’s are the other things that house hunters are looking at when buying a house? When it comes to the garden, there are clear winners:
“Househunters identified a pleasant lawn as the garden item most likely to convince them to buy a house, outstripping sheds, ponds and vegetable patches. The three garden flowers most likely to help sell a property were roses, lavender and fuchsia.”
Here is a list of the top ten plants for your garden, if you want to increase your chance of house sale!
Do you have any of these in your garden? Would you consider planting them or doing other garden work to improve your chances for house sale? Leave a comment below.
Bright and cheerful sunflowers are the tenth most likely garden flower to cement a house sale.
Hydrangea’s billowing blossoms come in at number nine.
One of Britain’s most popular perennials, geraniums take eighth place.
At number seven, it’s fragrant jasmine.
One of the most magnificent garden bulbs, it’s no surprise that lilies tend to impress potential house hunters.
5) Sweet peas
These colourful plants are easy to grow, and a have a lovely scent.
There are few plants more cheering than a tulip, which may be why house hunters are drawn to them.
At number three is fuchsia, a pretty shrub with unusually-shaped flowers.
Beautifully scented Lavender, which thrives in sunny gardens, is the second most popular plant.