If you live on a property that has a yard – no matter the size – consider yourself lucky. Even though a yard does require some maintenance, the benefits of having a piece of nature to enjoy whenever you wish is so worth it.
Thankfully there are many things you can do to make your yard as low maintenance as possible.
And the great thing about low maintenance landscaping is that it’s usually very eco-friendly because it works with nature instead of against it.
Over at our house, we are more than lucky to have 40 acres of treed land and rolling hills surrounding us. But I would say that 95% of it has been left completely untouched. And for the small part of our land we use as our “yard” we’ve combined many of the techniques outlined below.
Check out this detailed infographic from Home Advisor for low maintenance, eco-friendly landscaping ideas like using native plants, xeriscaping and composting.
Hopefully these low maintenance landscaping ideas have you feel inspired and motivated to turn your outdoor space into an easy-to-care for, eco-conscious haven.
Posted on March 31, 2021
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