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Landscape Plants: Seasonal And Perennial

They say that doing gardening as your hobby and keeping a nice garden prolongs the life of someone. Aside from the fact that maintaining or taking care of plants are a nice exercise and therapeutic activity, having a nice landscape for your garden or backyard could only add cheer and beauty to your life.

To make your garden something that could be admired by other people, it is important that you know what kinds of landscape plants to put in there. Some of these landscape plants only bloom in spring season, but others are known to display their beauty the whole year round.

Popular Landscape Plants

When the spring time is near, we may receive different brochures from different outdoor shops informing us of their landscape plants that are good to have for the season. Some of these landscape plants that could help beautify our gardens are begonias which could be very colorful if you plant them around the whole landscape since they don different kinds of color like red, purple, and black. Some may use display them by hanging on baskets to put in your lanai or covered patio but it is also best to display them on your garden or near the pool area.

Another popular great landscape plant is the juniper tree which could be formed into different shapes which could add an extra flare on your landscape or garden. Put them beside the colorful landscape flowers and it is sure that the sight would take anyone’s breath away. Also, another tree that you could use for landscape plant is the palm trees that also serve to give a different tropical ambiance to your garden but at the same time, compliments all the other landscape flowers.

The Whole Year Round

If you are tired of waiting for the spring time to come for you to finally start on your landscaping, the best landscape plants for you are the perennial plants which are known to live for a very long time that would not require that much attention when taking care of them. There are many colorful landscape plants that are perennial that could be bought on plant shops and greenhouses like orchids which are very beautiful especially when displayed in your garden for accentuating your landscape.

Some perennial plants not only include orchids but ferns as well that could greatly compliment your garden. You may get hold of them on the nearest plant shop or greenhouses near you and you would then realize that beauty does not have to take that much of maintenance.


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Gardening Tip #10

Some houseplants require a humid environment. One tip to maximize humidity is to put the pot inside a larger pot and fill in the gaps with stones or compost to keep in the moisture. Grouping plants together often creates a microclimate that they will benefit from. If you want, you can spray them with water once or twice a day depending on the temperature.