Are you tired of mowing your lawn on a weekly basis or tired of the costs of keeping your grass green? You may want to consider maintenance-free solutions to give you attractive landscaping with little effort. If you want to have a lawn that is always green, you can include artificial grass or a moss garden in your landscaping. Using native hardy plants like azaleas can also help to add color to your landscaping with little effort. Here are some of the ideas that you may want to consider for a maintenance-free landscaping that is always green.
1. Using Artificial Grass for a Lawn That Is Always Green and Attractive
Mowing your lawn is something that can take time and can be a problem if you have areas where grass seems to not want to grow. With artificial grass, you can have the perfect lawn that never needs to be mowed, seeded, fertilized, or aerated. Artificial grasses that are available today also look very similar to real grasses. The only care that your lawn will need is an occasional cleaning to remove debris.
2. Moss and Rock Gardens for Effortless Landscaping and Plants for Shade
Moss can be another improvement that you may want to consider for areas where grass will not grow. If you have a home that has a lot of shade, moss gardens can give you a green-lawn look. The only care that it will need is an occasional watering when the weather is too dry. Rock gardens can also be a good addition to the moss areas, and you can propagate the moss on rocks to create unique and interesting features in your landscaping design.
3. Native Plants for Features That Are Hardy and Need Less Care
With the improvements to your lawn using artificial grass and rocks, you may want to have more life in your landscaping design. There is a simple solution for adding plants and reducing the need for maintenance: use native plants. There are many attractive native plants like azaleas that are native to many areas of North America, hardy, have beautiful blooms, and require little maintenance. To ensure low maintenance, choose native plant life that has a slower growth rate.
These are some of the options that you may want to consider for a maintenance-free lawn that is always green. If you are ready to put an end to your lawn-care headaches, contact a landscape contractor such as Campbell's Nurseries & Garden Centers Inc and talk with them about implementing some of these solutions to make your home look great without extensive maintenance.