Everyone wants to have a beautiful yard, but very few people want to invest the time and energy it takes to keep a yard looking its best 365 days per years. That’s okay! Impeccable Landscapes specializes in shrub pruning, tree trimming, and all of the other lawn services people in Washington need to have yard they can be proud of, without lifting a finger. However, if you’re just in the beginning stages of landscaping development, it can be helpful to start by choosing trees and shrubs that have a low-maintenance reputation. Here are a few of our favorites that happen to be big on visual beauty but low on the effort-required scale.
When most people make their landscaping plans, they only visualize how they want their yard to looking during the summer. Plants like the red-osier dogwood have a lasting beauty that can add a pop of color even in the deep winter, however. The stems of this shrub retain a red color throughout the cold months, often looking brightest right after a frost.
If you’ve ever gone for a hike in the Pacific Northwest, you’ve probably encountered salal in the wild. With big berries and thick evergreen leaves, this shrub is a great option for yard in need of ever-present ground cover. Salal spreads quickly and stays in shady areas where other plants cannot.
This beautiful shrub has a reputation of being both attractive and adaptable. This is a good choice for yard that have varying levels of sun and shade, because it can survive both conditions.
Got a yard full of shrubs that required more maintenance than these? No worries! Just call Impeccable Landscapes for a free shrub pruning estimate.