Easy, Eco-Friendly Landscaping: What to Know [Infographic]

When was the last time you reevaluated your lawncare tactics and outdoor plant choices? A low-maintenance landscaping mindset will not only make it more affordable to help your yard blossom this Spring, but also makes it easier and more environmentally friendly. Ultimately, certain plants that don’t require a lot of water can help the planet and lower your utility bill.

Customize your plant selection to be eco-friendly and you’ll save yourself both time and effort while benefitting mother nature in the process. Check out some of the tips and plant recommendations mentioned below to conserve water and create an eco-friendly environment.

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A Guide to Eco-Friendly Landscaping [Visual]

When you’re thinking about being kind to the environment, you’re probably drumming up images of the great outdoors in places like natural parks and neighborhood trails. But what about the great outdoors in your backyard?

While you may not see the negative impacts of littering or pollution outside your window, that doesn’t mean your lawn doesn’t impact the world. In fact, there are plenty of steps you can take to reduce your lawn’s negative impact on the environment. Through careful and considerate landscaping, you can actually reduce the resources your lawn consumes every year and even save a little money while you’re at it.

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Create your own Backyard Getaway [Visual]

The stress we’re facing these days is at an all-time high. A health crisis is gripping the country and the world, and we want nothing more than to get away from it all. The problem is, getaways are out of the question for now.

If we only had our own backyard getaway, things would be a bit different. Imagine spending the better part of your day in your personal oasis right there in your backyard, with customized misting systems keeping you cool day and night. You can have your meals there, curl up on the furniture, read your favorite books, all to the sound of water cascading down a small fountain a few feet away.

It’s never too late to create an oasis right there in your backyard. If you’re interested in creating a backyard getaway for yourself, check out the infographic below for tips on making it a reality.

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Sustainable Ideas for your Landscape Makeover

There are many factors to consider to create environmentally friendly landscape designs. But the basic principle is that you should let climate determine what plants to grow to prevent the use of too many fertilizers, pesticides, and water. So, if you are looking for some eco-friendly ways to improve your garden, these sustainable ideas will give you a landscape makeover that will work hand-in-hand with nature.

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Growing Yucca Plants [Infographic]

The Yucca plant – care for this versatile indoor and outdoor plant is flexible, easy care, easy to maintain – and being on of the top air cleaning indoor plants is just another benefit.

The yucca plant is a drought tolerant evergreen native to the hot, dry areas of the Americas and the Caribbean. Lately, these unusual plants have become very popular as garden additions in the northern parts of the US, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

With 40 plus species and two dozen subspecies, this interesting and useful plant comes in a wide variety of sizes, appearances, and shapes that have adapted to an impressive range of climates.

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