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4 Fabulously Low-Maintenance Garden Focal Points
9 Low-Growing Hedges That Make Good Neighbors
Define garden areas or borders without blocking the view, with these evergreen shrubs that take kindly to trimming
"kinds of low hedges — such as "step over" hedges. Step-over hedges are low hedges, usually... multiple landscape schemes. These low hedges can mark the boundary of your property... think of low-growing hedges, we're most likely to think of boxwood (box) hedging, Buxus... This low hedging can also be used as a feature within other plantings or as a feature... entire landscape. We had some yupine holly planted as a hedge around my flower bed..."
7 Low-Maintenance Lawn Alternatives
Turf isn't the only ground cover in town. Get a lush no-grass lawn with clover, moss and other easy-care plants
"area with low rainfall or periodic drought, or you simply want to reduce your landscape... plant a low-maintenance ground cover, that's what. Here's a rundown on some of the... mowed as low as you want. The scent is amazing every time you mow or walk on it. Sedges... are very low maintenance. Also very soft to the touch, Sigrid. http://www.houzz.co... tsman-landscape-los-angeles To miriamchaya I have a spreading ground cover called..."
How Low Can Hedges Go? Discover Unusual Garden Borders
Short enough to step over, high enough to be a stretch ... check out these radically different hedge styles and tell us your opinion
"of the landscape in many countries; hedges are one of the most influential design... tiering a low hedge down the slope of a tree lawn. I think if you want a low hedge the... a nice low growing hedge. Another favorite is Teucrium X lucidrys. Low flowering... garden and landscape. I am looking to "landscape" with vegetables....any cool ideas?... trimmed and low and within it's boundaries? i love it,it's so beautiful landscape with..."
Great Plants for Lush, Low-Water Gardens
Water restrictions making your garden look washed out? Give it living color with unthirsty grasses, flowers and succulents
"such a low rectangular planter. Check out jadebox.net - gorgeous succulent arrangements... love the low maintenance aspect. If you are considering planting Mexican feather grass... in your landscape, please check first that it is not an invasive species in your area... required.7 Low-Maintenance Lawn Alternatives Agave plants may feel like you’re toeing... into a low-maintenance statement piece. They’re a great option not only in dry climates..."
Alpine Plants: High Performers at Low Altitudes Too
So Heidi and the goats aren't your neighbors. Alpine plants can be lovely and low maintenance on difficult sites beyond the mountains
"lovely and low maintenance on difficult sites beyond the mountains... miniature landscape of alpine plants. Not only is it a unique visual feature, but it... you a landscape that largely takes care of itself.... including low-growing perennials, dwarf trees, grasses and sedges, succulents, ground... existing landscape and filling a container garden on a sunny patio.Rock walls. The crevices... leftover landscape materials.This alpine garden at Wisley Garden in England has slabs..."
Great Design Plant: Walker's Low Catmint
Prolific purple blooms, fragrant leaves, and cold-hardiness makes this a go-to plant for almost any garden
"Walker’s Low catmint’s (Nepeta x faassenii 'Walker's Low') soft purple blossoms provides... notes landscape designer Brian Maloney. “On the East Coast, it has become a real... plant laid low, but I can't help smiling at the peacefully content cat - they look oh... 'Walker's Low'Common name: Walker’s Low catmintUSDA zones: 3-8Water requirement: Regular... then low water needsSun requirement: Prefers full sun; partial shade in hotter..."
Amazingly Low-Maintenance Picks for Outdoor Planters
10 Low-Cost Tweaks to Help Your Home Sell
Put these inexpensive but invaluable fixes on your to-do list before you put your home on the market
"critical of landscaping in the warmer weather, in the winter even the best landscaping... neglect landscaping - simple flower gardens can sell a house. They say "we care about... bring a low-flying jetliner screaming over the McMansion’s backyard deck every five... exterior and landscape. They don’t call it curb appeal for nothing. Check for loose or clogged..."
My Houzz: Luminous and Low Maintenance in New Orleans
See the new build that replaced a hurricane-ravaged house, beginning a new chapter for a retiring couple
The Lower-Cost, Low-Tech Modern Home
"lower-cost and low-tech solutions that are still otherwise modern in terms of space and style... think low cost and yet aesthetically pleasing. I also think its really impressive... of the low cost materials. Good design does not need to be expensive and I really... that landscaping & color wasn't better used to soften & 'rinvent', as it were, the... The low-cost, low-tech nature of the project is evident in the exposed wood framing..."
8 Low-Cost Luxuries With a Big Payoff
Consider the small stuff — like switch plates and throw pillows — to give your home a touch of class
Great Design Plant: Euphorbia
The daring colors and low water needs of this tropical plant make it a favorite for injecting life into tired landscapes year-round
"colors and low water needs of this tropical plant make it a favorite for injecting life... darling of low-water landscapes everywhere, Euphorbia is a plant for every season and... ties to landscape history and human consumption. It was named in honor of the Greek... ns of landscape designer Eileen Kelly.... tough low water plant but need to be so careful of the milky sap which can cause... other low-water-need plants. This makes irrigation and other landscape maintenance..."
Ornamental Grasses in the Landscape
"Low-maintenance grasses add beauty and motion to the garden... be very low maintenance. Grasses not only add groundcover and interesting shapes to... to a landscape; when you add wind they provide movement and sound. To find the variety... indeed low maintenance and heat tolerant. That sounds gorgeous, please share a picture... future landscaping plans. They look awesome in pots! Tylerd, I wish I knew. Since... grasses to landscape part of our front yard this spring. I appreciate the ideas. Alexis..."
Great Design Plant: Paint the Summer Landscape With Desert Willow
If the vibrant flowers of this Southwestern native tree don't blow you away, the hummingbirds, fire resistance and low maintenance will
"these are landscape godsend! Hammerhugger, I live in Chandler, AZ, about a half an hour's... median landscaping here. Vi Brown ... you might have to fence them in until they... nursery, not Lowes or HD and they will order you one from one of their venders. I have... beautiful landscaped yard. Bought many Desert Willows, they are Beautiful!. Try this... requirement: LowLight requirement: Full sun to partial shadeMature size: 25 feet tall and..."