The good news is that low maintenance doesnt mean boring in the gardening world. Make your front yards beautiful.
Use a combination of shrubs including evergreens such as hebes osmanthus sarcococca and viburnums perhaps with some grasses then add perennials and ground cover plants to fill any gaps and keep weeds at bay.
Low Maintenance Garden Green Plants. For gardeners seeking lower maintenance plants hosta are a winner as they will continue to thrive getting steadily larger even without being divided. Browse our beautiful low-care garden ideas. Herbal in culinary and medicinal preparations thyme is excellent for kitchen gardens.
Other popular low-maintenance cottage style plants include the brachysome multifidi and the argyranthemum frutescens. Sunflower or Helianthus annuus 6. Up your homes curb appeal with evergreen plants that love sun pair well with perennials and explode into white flowers.
Ask An Expert features some tips and tricks from a renown Outdoor Design and Lifestyle Expert. Enter these low-maintenance flowers. Many trees and shrubs only need an annual tidy-up.
Heres a list of the top low maintenance plants for your garden divided into sections. Primrose or Primula 2. Fragrant with delicate blooms thyme is beautiful in any capacity.
They can be used as a hedge feature plant or as a potted specimen. Shrubs are great low-maintenance plants and most only need the occasional trim to look good. Well there you have it.
Al from Australia Hong Kong USA on March 25 2016. However you can create a truly low maintenance and easy-care garden without becoming slave to it. Theyll tend to your plants so when you routine from holidays your container garden looks as green as ever.
If youre confused about what plants should you grow indoors then youll find this list of 11 low-maintenance Houseplants with Health Benefits helpful. If youre a brand new houseplant parent you might be in need of some inspiration when it comes to choosing which ones are right for you. Widely used in Tropical gardens the Philodendron is glossy green in colour with Frilly foliage.
Plus as one of the first early spring bloomers the plant welcomes pollinators. Theyll do just the trick when youre looking for something like easy fast-growing vines that will make a mark in the backyard without a ton of work. No garden will be zero maintenance.
Grow from a starter for the most low maintenance establishment. Lavender avonview and rosemary officinalis are both tough shrubs that can thrive with very little care and attention. Lavender or Lavandula 5.
Simply plant in average garden soil and bait for slugs and snails or spray for deer and rabbits should those critters be a nuisance in your garden. Seasonal pruning in spring or fall weeding and feeding. So sit back relax and let these perennials annuals and best plants for container gardening prosper on their own with a little bit of TLC of course.
Gardening can be tricky business no matter how green your thumb is. House Plants of Australias Plant of the Year in 1988 the Philodendron Xanadu is another tough low maintenance and versatile plant. Shrubberies are still popular in traditional gardens but for a more contemporary look use shrubs as low and medium-height hedges or plant in large clipped blocks.
Coral bells is a low-maintenance plant that will add color and texture to your landscape thanks to its flowers and foliage. Perennials annuals shrubs groundcovers ornamental grasses and bulbs. This evergreen perennial totes white or purple coloring and earns points in the low-maintenance shrub department for its adaptability in acidic soil.
Below is a list of more low-maintenance plants you can grow in a small garden. To learn more about plant watering and care specialists have a look at our comprehensive price guide. It also creeps along the ground making it a good choice where you need a ground cover crop.
What a great list thanks for. These plants create instant impact to upgr ade the garden and require minimal maintenance once established. Sneezewort or Helenium 14.
Instead select plants that look after themselves and only need attention once a year if at all. What are your favorite low maintenance plants. These five low-maintenance plants will beautify your yard without turning you into a full-time gardener.
There are lots of options that are both attractive and extremely easy to grow. In this segment of the show HGTVs Carson Arthur shares his advice on choosing low maintenance plants for your garden. Climbers and perennials require attention at intervals.
Remember too that if you plant it in a pot you can take it with you when you sell. In our guide we give you landscaping ideas and look at green drought tolerant low maintenance shrubs. There are many great ideas for a low maintenance garden that will work well for your needs.
You can add plenty of beautiful landscape plants to your yard without a lot of work. Cranesbills or hardy geraniums 8. Or trim it back to make it more mounded.
In that spirit todays segment of The Marc and Mandy Show. Lungwort or Pulmonaria 12.