Having a low maintenance front yard is the goal for many gardeners. You can get simple front yard landscaping done by any of the professional landscape services in your area or you can do it yourself. Either way you can have front yard landscaping done that will take minimal work to keep it fantastic looking all year round. If you are going to get a professional in to do your front yard landscaping design though, be sure to tell them that your over all goal is to have a yard that will not take a lot of work to keep up.
If you have less grass in your front yard landscape then you will eliminate a lot of maintenance time right there. Mowing the lawn can take up a lot of time and energy so keeping the grass to a minimum is a great way to save on work. Talk to your yard landscape design expert about alternatives that you can use to keep your yard looking good with little lawn care.
Some people choose to use lawn clover instead of grass. Using clover as lawn in your front yard landscape design is a good idea because it will save you time and money. You won’t have to mow it very often at all and clover lawns are great for front home landscaping in areas that are prone to droughts.
Clover lawns do well virtually everywhere. Best of all, for those of you who are home landscapers, bugs hate clover!
Watering the yard can be a big hassle as well. That is why many people incorporate automatic plant watering systems into their front yard landscape design these days. This can save you tons of time and money. This is one of the easiest ways for you to keep your yard looking healthy and well watered during the hottest months of the year. No more hooking up the sprinkler or having to drag out the hose. You can get a professional to install an automatic plant watering systems for your front yard landscaping design quickly and easily or you can get a kit and do it yourself. I would recommend getting a professional however, unless you have experience with this kind of thing. If you were to cause a leak then you could face some flooding or rotting, neither of these is going to do anything for your front yard landscape design, do you know what I mean?
Kali Winters is a gardening enthusiast and author who spends much of her time teaching others how to setup and maintain beautiful amazing gardens. Her latest book, “Holistic Herbs~A Beginners Guide to Herbal Gardening” is available Here!
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