What better time than the summer to go out and get a little dirty while enhancing your landscape? This is the time of year that you spend the most time outside enjoying your landscape, so why not put your green thumb to work. Not only will the results be aesthetically pleasing, you will also come to find that gardening can be incredibly relaxing and cathartic. To look back and see your handy work, your effort, your sweat in a fully bloomed fernbush is gratifying, to say the least.
Being that it is summer, the amount of sunlight that plants receive is at an all time high. No worries though–Phase One Landscapes has got two great suggestions for Colorado-area plants that will flourish in the summer heat and have your landscape be the talk of the neighborhood. Prepare to have your backyard mistaken for a floral oasis!
Take a look:
1. Fernbush - This plant requires very little water and minimal maintenance. It and produces bunches of small white flowers during the late spring and on through the early summer months.
2. Yarrow – a group of Rocky Mountain perennials that require sparse watering once established. Throughout the summer, flowers will begin to blossom at the tips of the tall stalks of the plant.
If you’d the type that would rather leave it to the professionals, contact Phase One Landscapes today and let us help with your landscaping needs this year!