Many homeowners like having a minimal amount of grass in their front yard which not only cuts down on the time spent mowing but also their water bill. It is always hard for many people to find the time to keep up with lawn maintenance so if you know that your time is limited then think about planting something else to save you work. You can ask a landscape expert about an alternative or do some research online, this will help keep not only your cost but your time to a minimum.
Many people will choose to plant clover over of grass. Clover is a very good alternative to use in your yard since it will save you both time and money. Having clover in your front yard requires little upkeep, mowing will not be a problem and another benefit is that clover is prone to droughts and also repels bugs. There are over 300 variety’s of clover to choose from and it will grow almost everywhere.
Many homeowners find that watering the yard can be very time consuming. An easy front yard landscape design will incorporate an irrigation system which can save both time and money. This way you can keep your front yard looking great and make it easier to take care of during the hot summer months. Many professional landscapers will be able to install a system for you or you can purchase a kit at your local hardware store and try to do it yourself. The best bet is to get 3 quotes from different landscape companies that will put you on a yearly plan that you can afford. If you live in a northern climate you will need to add anti freeze in the fall to keep the pipes from freezing in the winter and then flush the system out in the spring. An easy front yard landscape design can be beneficial in not only time but also money.