If you’re trying to develop a low-maintenance garden, you need to make sure that you keep this in mind from the very beginning of the landscaping process. Low-maintenance landscaping is becoming increasingly popular, and there are numerous things you can do to achieve it.
Because of this, we’ve decided to put together a short list of our top considerations for creating a low-maintenance outdoor space. This is by no means a conclusive list, and we do recommend speaking with a professional landscaping team and a landscape designer to ensure you’re getting exactly what you expect.
Plan, Plan and Plan Some More!
One of the most important parts of developing a low-maintenance garden, or any other outdoor space, or detailed planning. You need to take into account every aspect of your garden and how much work it’s going to need in the future.
Because of this, it’s a good idea to speak with a professional landscape designer to ensure you’re getting things right. They should know exactly what they’re doing and will be able to help you put together the perfect design blueprint.
Use Native Plants
In general, native plants require very little maintenance. They tend to thrive in poor soils, don’t need a lot of watering and usually look good without regular pruning or tidying up.
It’s important to choose native plants from your area to ensure they’re suited to your climate and soil type. But, if you choose correctly, you could find yourself with a nice garden that requires very little maintenance.Read More