Easy Ideas for Low Maintenance Front Yard Landscaping

Your front yard landscape design gives people an impression about your home, your property and a bit about you. It is what people see as they walk and drive by so you want it to be good. It is the one you see each and every day so you want it to be enjoyable.

 Front Yard Landscaping The problem is you don’t have a lot of time to spend on your yard. So what do you do? Of course you can hire someone else to manage your front yard landscaping but then that can get really expensive so that’s out of the question.

Having a low maintenance front yard is the goal of many people.

You can get one installed by any of the professional landscapers in your area or you can do it yourself. Either way you can have front yard landscaping done that will take minimal work to keep it looking fantastic all year round. But if you get a professional in to do your front yard landscaping you need to be sure he knows that you are looking for a low maintenance front yard.

So here are three great ideas.

 Front Yard Landscaping 1. Having less grass in your front yard landscaping will cut out a lot of maintenance time. Mowing the lawn can take up a lot of time and energy so keeping the grass to a minimum is a great way to save on work.

2. Use an alternative to grass that will keep your yard looking good and yet be low maintenance. Some people choose to use clover instead of grass. Having a clover lawn in your front yard landscaping not only saves you money but a lot of time as well. You will not have to mow it very often if at all. A clover lawn is even good in areas that are prone to droughts. They do well virtually everywhere. And maybe best of all bugs hate clover so it’s great for those who want to get outside and enjoy their front yard.

 Front Yard Landscaping 3. Watering your yard can also be a big hassle. As a result many people are incorporating irrigation systems into their front yard landscaping. This is another thing that can save you both time and money. It is also one of the easiest ways to keep your yard looking great and healthy during the hot summer months. If it is set up to operate automatically you will no longer have to hook up the sprinkler and keep moving it and dragging the hose around. One of these systems can be installed by a professional to take care of your front yard landscaping quickly and easily. Or you can get a kit and do it yourself. I personally recommend getting in a professional unless you have experience with this type of work. If you don’t get it done right you could have a leak causing water damage that isn’t going to do anything for your front yard landscaping.

These days, busy people appreciate having a low maintenance front yard. That way you have time to enjoy it with some great friends. You have also added value to your home.

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    gonna send this to my mom

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