Installing artificial turf in your yard is a terrific method to make your yard more water-wise, but it doesn’t have to be your only option. Drought-resistant plants are a great way to make your synthetic grass seem even more natural. The good news is that there is a plethora of drought-tolerant native plants to choose from. We are here to propose the finest alternatives with amazing texture, unusual colors, and the requirement for little or no water.
The most suitable plants for cultivation
We recommend planting plants that attract pollinators such as birds, butterflies, bees, and other insects. Planting plants that produce shade is also a possibility. Consider solutions that give visual beauty throughout the year if you want something to appreciate all year. Succulents, such as cactus, are also excellent alternatives, and they come in a far larger variety of colors and plants than you may think.
The fact is that there is a plethora of choices. While it may appear that identifying drought-resistant plants is the most difficult element, the fact is that narrowing down the various alternatives is the actual challenge. It’s very uncommon for someone to start exploring for drought-resistant plants only to find that their favorite plants and herbs are already drought-resistant.
Plants that grow naturally are ideal
In an ideal world, native flora would be included. They were designed to thrive in our environment, and as a result, they require relatively little attention — in normal circumstances. Of course, as the weather continues to change, so will the methods for caring for them. If you desire native plants, keep in mind that this does not imply you should go out and purchase those that are already flourishing nearby.
Instead, pay a visit to a nearby nursery. Inform the vendor that you have fake grass in your front yard and would like to add some landscaping to it. Also, let them know that you want native and/or drought-tolerant plants. They can then ask you more questions to assist you locate exactly what you want.
Planting the appropriate plant at the appropriate location
When it comes to planting, there are a few things to keep in mind. First and foremost, keep in mind that various plants flourish in different environments. Some plants, for example, require more sunlight than others. Some people require a vast space, while others are unconcerned about congestion. Planting should be done in such a way that plants with similar preferences are close to one another, and everything looks fantastic together.
We at All Season Turf can’t plant these natural plants for you, but we can take care of the first step: ensuring that your artificial grass looks just as good ten years from now as it does today. If you’re interested in learning more about pet-friendly, hypoallergenic fake grass, give us a call at (866) 365-8873 for a free quotation.