When it comes to backyard landscaping, you want it to be as low maintenance as possible. Your time in your yard should be spent in rest and relaxation, instead of constantly struggling against Mother Nature. Of course, the smartest move is to hire Water Wise Landscape to build you a low maintenance backyard, but in the meantime you can try these low maintenance backyard landscaping tips:
The creation of outdoor living spaces not only gives you more outdoor space for entertainment, but it also reduces the amount of maintenance work in the long run. This is because there’s fewer grassy areas to care for. You can take advantage of stone patio areas for grilling, or adding a dining table and a fire pit area for weekend BBQ parties.
Bluestone is a little bit pricey, but it is worth it because it is so dense and durable that it doesn’t require much in the way of maintenance. It is also versatile when it comes to design, because it can come in a variety of colors.
When creating a landscape, make sure the foundation is strong and solid. This will prevent the need for fix-ups later down the line. If you hire Water Wise Landscape, this part is pretty much taken care of because we avoid providing clients with subpar work. Longevity and sustainability is always our aim.
A really good xeriscaping technique is the use of crushed stone instead of mulch. They make great options for beds because they don’t need to be replaced. That means less maintenance work for you.
This is especially suitable for a landscape in a desert city, because only the sturdiest of plants can survive in this region so it’s pretty much a requirement. Low maintenance plants include perennials that you only need to buy once and care for every once in a while. Hens and chicks are also tough, along with yuccas.
Hudson Hale graduated with honors from Cornell University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Horticulture. He was hired by Environmental Care Inc. and worked with them in San Jose, CA until 1982 when he transferred to Palm Springs to help them open a new branch as General Superintendent. ..
Since 2007, Water Wise Landscape provided exceptional service to our customers and work to promote eco-friendly and thriving landscapes. Whether it’s improvements to an existing landscape or a new construction, we have the staff and experience to walk you through all the stages of installation from design to construction to maintenance.
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