Low Maintenance Flower Bed Ideas
Add a soaker hose.
Low maintenance flower bed ideas. 8 of 16 thomas j. Want some flower bed ideas. Here are 12 inspiring flower bed designs. That s where these low maintenance shrubs and bushes come in.
These flowers are relatively tolerant to drought and do well in both full sun and partial shade. It s romantic looking it s zone 3 hardy and i want to share with you how i created it today along with some more photos of the exterior progress on our diy house. Raised tiered flower beds are one of the best flower bed ideas for the front of house. They re space saving provide an interesting focal point and are easy to maintain.
But this is more than just a summer flower garden all of the plants can be snipped and steeped for refreshing herbal teas. Make your flower bed as maintenance free as possible by clearing the area of all rocks and vegetation. It s efficient and really saves on maintenance. Purple flowered anise hyssop berry colored bee balm english lavender and feathery white chamomile thrive planted together in a sunny semicircular bed in the sunset test garden.
Also called periwinkle vinca minor is one of the most low maintenance flowering plants you could ever plant in your garden. This trailing variety is used as a ground cover to suppress weeds and. These beauties have become a garden staple because of their easy maintenance and bright blooms. With the help of the home depot and some truly gold advice from my gardening savvy friends and family i ve created a low maintenance flower bed in front of our home that will be perfect for my non green thumbness.
We know not everyone has the time or talents to maintain a flourishing flower bed year round from evergreens to winter garden ideas and everything in between these plants give your landscape a facelift minus any tedious watering and pruning on your end. Make it easy on yourself by hooking up a soaker hose that slowly releases moisture directly to the plant s root zone. Wooden raised beds can be tiered making them easier to reach for gardeners with mobility issues. If you re planting new flowers in an existing overgrown flowerbed you ll have to weed and remove the unwanted perennials first before you dig in and add new ones.
Unless you re planting a bed full of cacti and succulents you ll need to water.