It is always a great feeling to spend your summer mornings or afternoons tending your garden. Then again, a self-tending landscape is also nice. In fact, you have the option to make it as low-maintenance as possible. With the right choice of plants, you can actually put in little effortand still acheive an attractive, eye-catching outdoor landscape for your home.
Read on as Sherwood Gardens Landscape Design & Development, your local landscaping experts, shares the best flowers and plants you can consider to help establish a low-maintenance landscape.
This purple flower, which is native to the eastern United States, can tolerate drought, which means it can thrive in poor soil. It can attract bees and other insects for pollination and can effectively repel deer. You don’t have to water it, especially if your location receives normal rainfall. Trimming it in late summer can help revitalize its bloom.
Also known as the Texas Ranger, this shrub is characterized by its vibrant blooms of different colors—magenta, purple and lavender. It can instantly enhance your home’s curb appeal once you plant it under direct sunlight and water it during the summer.
Every landscaper is aware of the many purposes of peppermint. Apart from its aromatic properties and use for cooking, a bunch of it can brighten up your landscape. Placing them in pots is the best option for this since their roots tend to grow quickly and branch out throughout your garden.
This garden plant refers to a diverse family of succulents that vary in color, texture, shape and size. Its striking quality is its ability to withstand drought, wind and frost. Be sure that they are planted on small mounds to ensure proper drainage. They can thrive in any soil except sandy or gravelly ones.
At Sherwood Gardens Landscape Design & Development, we can handle landscape and hardscaping projects of all sizes. We help transform outdoor living spaces and install outdoor lighting. Whether you need a semi-annual lawn care service or want to give your home a fresh new appearance, expect us to deliver on our promises.
Call us at (405) 212-5113 or fill out our contact form to discuss your landscaping plans with us. Our Oklahoma service areas include Norman, OK, and the surrounding areas.