Monday, March 3, 2014

Low Maintenance Landscaping Ideas On A Limited Budget

If you're looking to spruce up your yard, it is important to consider your budget. If the budget is small and low maintenance, there are many options and we can help you maximize your space as well as your budget.

Patios and Walkways

Wooden decks need regular maintenance such as painting and wood treating. Instead of creating an expensive deck, a ground-level patio can be constructed with patio pavers made of brick or stone. If properly sealed, once your patio is installed the only care it needs is to be hosed off with water occasionally or swept to ensure the patio remains clean.

Go Grassless

If you'd like to cut back on your water bill, removing most of the grass from the yard is an option. Invest in hardscaping that will stand the test of time for years to come. Shrubs, and other low maintenance plants can cover the ground in areas that are free of grass. Potted native plants can also provide greenery without putting a dent in your wallet.

Mulch It Over

Mulch prevents erosion, weeds and moisture loss. The mulch should be spread around tree bases, shrubs and flower beds. Bark, sawdust and wood chip are relatively inexpensive. Stone and plastic liners can be placed around trees and flower beds and mulch inside of them. Although stone is more expensive, it requires relatively little maintenance.

Low maintenance and low budget options are endless. For more information, contact Houston area Laird Landscaping at 281-578-2795 or online at

1 comment:

  1. These are great ideas you have posted. It's hard to find knowledgeable people on this topic, but you sound like you know what you're talking about! Thanks
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