Spring is a great time to plant, but what should you choose to put into your yard?
The #1 recommendation is to look up your local list of native vs. invasive species, because what works beautifully in one part of the country will cause nothing but headaches in another. Always avoid anything on your local invasive list – even if it was your favorite plant where you moved from.
To offer some additional assistance, here is an article from Houzz.com on the trees that landscape designers love to use when they design a yard:
What are your favorite trees & plants to use in your area? Here in Western Colorado, the Western Redbud does well, as do many stone fruit trees – Palisade is a peach capital after all! Grapevines also do quite well. If you want to prove that one to yourself, take a fruit & wine tour in Palisade. 🙂
For more tips & ideas for your outdoor living spaces, tune in to our blog! We will add seasonally appropriate articles and links to help you stay up-to-date on yard maintenance and share some ideas for ways to create an oasis in your yard!