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3 Ideas for Low Maintenance Landscaping

Here in Florida, it may seem like the lawncare and landscaping jobs never stop. With mild temperatures year-round, the lawn mowing doesn’t stop in the winter like it does in other areas of the country. Even the most enthusiastic of lawn care fanatics can get burned out after a while. It’s time for you to enjoy the beauty of your lawn without having to work in it 24/7. Invest in a few lawn chairs, because you’re going to get the chance to relax.

With a little planning, you can achieve a low-maintenance lawn in Florida. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when you’re starting to plan for your spring garden this year:

  • Opt for native plants when you choose greenery for your garden. Plants that are native to Central Florida will help minimize your upkeep time and costs. They’re already acclimated to our water levels, temperature, and humidity. Planting your garden with plants that aren’t from the region may cause you to use a lot more water and it may use up a lot more of your attention.

  • Use mulch around your garden beds. Mulch is nothing new, but it’s still one of a gardener’s best friends. Mulch brings a lot of benefits to your garden beds as it helps to block weed growth, breaks down and fertilizes your plants, and helps water go straight to the plants rather than running off in other directions. Mulch comes in a number of sizes and colors to match your overall decor.

  • Try adding some potted plants around your garden. Incorporating potted plants around your outdoor area can help to make your garden more low-maintenance and more versatile. Using pots can help you rearrange your garden layout as you please, and gives you more flexibility when it comes to changing up which plants take center stage.

Planning out a low-maintenance garden will give you more time to enjoy the things you love and give you the opportunity to take in all your hard work outside! Another great way to keep your garden low maintenance is to make sure your lawn more is in good shape. Using a worker that’s in great condition with a sharp blade will help keep your grass healthy and happy. To learn more, call the Orlando mower parts people at Gator Mower Parts at 407-260-1292 today.

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