Maintaining the look of your home exteriors is the one thing that reflects your personality. There are many do it yourself tips and low-cost landscaping ideas that can enhance the look of your home exterior and that can create high impact without a high price tag. Many think to create an attractive and eye-catching yard costs a lot but in fact, attractive gardens are possible by spending your creativeness and by using low-cost materials and plants and grass that are environmentally sensitive. Efficient landscapers always prefer reuse creative materials and cheap, low-maintenance plants which just require little care and water. To maintain an outstanding yard, first, it is important to consider the space you have at the backyard, as well as front yard and another thing you should consider in prior, is for what purpose you will use this space for. Question yourself that whether you want to use your backyard just to spend time a relaxing time or do u want it with full of plants. Later, according to it, follow good landscaping ideas to make your lawn as the best place you need. Here are few DIY tips that can help you to create a lawn you’ll enjoy.
You can ask your friends for cuttings
Do you know many beautiful plants and flowers that make your lawn more beautiful grow from just a small cutting of another plant? So before you go to the nursery to buy plants and expensive bulbs, ask your friends who have foliage as you can get from them, the little cuttings of their plants that you admire. Many beautiful plants and flowers grow very easily and quickly from these small clippings. These plants even enhance the look of your home’s exterior.
Do you know that you already have the materials in your home that are needed to grow flowers and vegetables? Yes, of course, you don’t have to buy things like planters and raised beds from a local gardening store. Because some of the great DIY ideas for planters include barrels, wine crates, pallets and tires. You can also upcycle your planters with an inexpensive method that is by painting them in a bold colour.
Prefer Perennials more
While annuals only live for one season, Perennials plants return year after year. These Perennials are also a budget-friendly flower that adds beauty to your yard.
Design geometric patterns with ground cover and pavers
The cheapest DIY method you can employ to enhance the visual impact of the yard is by using pavers and ground cover. If there is lot unused space in your yard or if you have ground space or bare earth, then you can cover these areas by using cheap, recycled and broken pavers in a mosaic pattern. You can also plant either moss or any creeping sedum as these materials cost very less. Creeping Sedum is nothing but an attractive light green perennial that blooms with eye-catching yellow flowers and that spreads on its own. This plants are not only cheap but also are of low-maintenance plants. These plants don’t need much water or maintenance to survive. You can also create a fragrant path by using herb lemon thyme in the mosaic pattern. Though these plants grow slowly, they require minimum maintenance and it emits a pleasant aroma when stepped on.