The following articles on natural landscape design and other topics were published in December, 2006. One step in reducing plant maintenance needs is to switch to a more natural landscape design. Another step you can take to minimize how much care you need to put into your yard (thereby maximizing your time to enjoy it) is simply to select plants whose requirements are in keeping with your goals and the conditions in your yard.
In the first article below, you'll learn why woodland gardens are a great low-maintenance option. But I've supplied material on other subjects, as well, including resources that will help you decorate your landscaping for Halloween. Return to the index of landscaping articles to read more.
12/31/06 - Woodland Gardens
12/30/06 - Funny Halloween Pictures
12/28/06 - Enjoying Nature in the Backyard
12/26/06 - Free Jack-O-Lantern Patterns
12/15/06 - Fence Pictures
12/14/06 - Deck Railings
12/09/06 - Book Review: How to Attract Wild Birds
12/08/06 - Pictures of Deck Railings