Low Maintenance Landscaping

If you know you want to landscape your backyard but you lack the time to really take care of a landscaped yard, then there are other options.

Not all gardens and landscapes have to be high maintenance, many different landscapes can be low maintenance. If you want to create a low maintenance landscape, then there are a few things you need to know.

By choosing plants that look good all year round, it will save you time in having to replant every few months. Find plants that have good flower coverage one season, good looking leaf cover another season and attractive bark in another season.

You can save on lawn maintenance by not using lawn at all. Brick is very popular now days and so is gravel. You can create a brick and gravel garden with ease.

Adding automatic sprinklers saves a lot of time when it comes to watering and they are not all that hard to install yourself.

You can even choose brick or stone over using wood in your landscaping which will save a lot of time in the long run on painting and replacing planks of wood.

There are many ways to landscape a garden, you don't have to be a slave to your garden.

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