As the weather warms up and new blooms fill our yards, it’s time to enjoy an outdoor project or two. From important maintenance tasks to purely fun additions, these projects will breathe new life into your yard this season, giving it a refreshing update that’s as invigorating as the first warm breeze of spring.
Flowering vines add color and interest to your yard, and there are many possibilities to consider. Before making your selection, do a little bit of research and be honest with yourself about your expectations for the vine. Yet it can take years before it produces the lush, thick carpet of greenery you’re hoping for. Talk to an expert at your nursery to determine which vine is the best fit for your yard, and how to plant it. It won’t be long before you’re enjoying some beautiful spring flowers of the vine variety!
If you’re a fan of modern landscaping, you just might appreciate a plant that adds height, drama, and a sculptural quality to your yard. Just as sculptural plants can add height, cascading plants add another level of landscaping beauty to your yard. Silver Falls dichondra (also known as silver ponyfoot) has a silvery blue-green sheen, and it does well in drought-tolerant areas.
We’re sharing 70 easy landscaping ideas in today’s post, complete with photos to give you a burst of inspiring DIY energy!