Shrubs and grasses can be a great way to landscape for lower maintenance and water savings. Evergreen shrubs in particular need little to no maintenance, and ornamental grasses need to be cut to the ground only once in early spring. This home features shrubs, grasses and a few flowering perennials to add a pop of color to this small front yard. Not only are these plants low maintenance, but they have great fall color and structure during the winter. Because drip irrigation and mulch are used, weeds are less of a problem and this yard may be enjoyed with less weed pulling.
Some plants found in this landscape are: