1O Easy And Simple Landscaping Ideas

Dream Garden

Picture your dream yard. Maybe you see a beautiful, blooming garden. Perhaps you imagine a soothing place you can escape the world. Or, maybe you envision yourself enjoying Mother Nature in the company of family and friends. 
Transform your yard landscaping on a budget with these ten simple ideas.

Create Swaths Of Color

One of the easiest landscape ideas to implement is to grow big swaths of the same plant for bold interest.

Grow A Healthy, Beautiful Lawn

One of the first things people notice about a landscape is the lawn. Nothing beats the sight of beautiful, lush green grass. While you might struggle to achieve this goal, maintaining a picture-perfect yard is possible.

 

Plant In Pairs

Choose plants that work well together. Companion planting is not only visually appealing, but it also helps plants to thrive. For example, sunflowers add stunning beauty to the garden but inhibit the growth of any surrounding plants.

 
 
Make Plants Do Double Duty

If your yard has limited space, it’s important to make the most of it.
Take advantage of plants that serve more than one purpose.

Find Purposeful Plants

 
Choose multi-purpose plants while planning your landscape to get the most out of your garden. Edibles like blueberries and tomatoes not only provide delicious homegrown food, they add pops of color and beautiful foliage to the garden.  
Mix Materials

Incorporate a variety of plants and hardscape materials. The natural feel of the lawn and cut flagstones can make a beautiful combination.

Play With Geometry

Take advantage of lines, shapes, and angles when reviewing your gardening ideas and laying out your yard to add drama and impact.

Fences And Hedges

Add interest to your yard with structures. Use low fenced or hedges to divide spaces, and give each space its own unique identity.

Garden Beds

It’s easy to plan all your beds and borders along the perimeter of your property, by adding an island bed that floats in your own is a simple landscaping idea for a good-looking yard.

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