Maintaining the landscape of your front and back yards can be an annoying task. Make it easy for yourself by picking landscaping options that are easy to take care of. Here are a few of our favorite landscaping ideas that are beautiful to look at and easy to manage.
Use Native Plants
Native plants allow you to use the beauty of your area while making your landscape attractive and easy to take care of. You will occasionally need to get rid of the weeds that usually arise near native plants, but you otherwise will not have to put too much time and effort into maintaining the native plants in your yard.
Distributing mulch throughout your yard can really make maintaining your landscape a breeze. Mulch serves many purposes. It prevents most weeds from sprouting and it slows down water evaporation. Mulch also insulates soil and reduces soil erosion. The best part is that it’s pretty easy to apply to your landscape!
Pavers and Edging
If you’re looking to downsize the amount of plants you have to take care of, adding pavers and edging may be a good thing for you to consider. Pavers are great for high traffic areas of your yards. They provide a distinct path for people to use and keeps people from walking over your plants. Pavers are also a great way to construct edging in your yard and separate the walkway from your landscape.
Xeriscaping is a type of landscaping that uses drought-resistant plants. This is a great way to save water and make your landscaped areas easy to take care of. There are many options of drought-resistant plants available. Xeriscaping is a great way to reduce the amount of water you use and make your landscape maintenance easy.