When it comes to landscaping and lawn care, property owners want to be proactive and keep things from getting overgrown and unhealthy. But you can also be too aggressive. Here are three key areas where it's important to get this balance right. 1. Lawns A neatly trimmed and healthy lawn is a beautiful sight. But don't let that desire for perfection make you aggressively cut your grass too short. In general, most grass does best when it's not cut too short.