“Green” Landscaping for your garden enhances the beauty of your yard which will make quite a difference not only to your home but also to the environment. If this type of landscaping will be practised, it can provide a useful contrast to your budget, health, future and especially to the environment. Green landscaping includes using organic compost, native plants and eco-friendly supplies that will protect the environment, reduce negative impacts on earth and provide other environmental benefits.
Here are some of the advantages of having Green landscape :
Green landscaping involves choosing plants that are native to your region. Native plants in your region can quickly adapt to its current surroundings which will also help you lessen the maintenance of taking care of it. While it is expected for you to do lawn and landscape care during the weekends, you can finish it in no time with this type of landscaping.
Choosing plants that are native to your area and has resistance to pests will give you the benefit of using fewer pesticides. And because of this, we can contribute in avoiding air and soil pollution.
Green landscaping costs 90 per cent lesser than any traditional types of landscaping, which saves up also the green in your wallets. ”Rain Garden” or forming your landscape into natural sloping position could also extend water conservation and flooding protection.
The Department of Energy predicts that the proper placement of as few as three shade of trees can save an average household $100-$250 in energy costs each year. With the help of proper planning in creating a landscape, such as placing trees on the sunny sides to provide shade, you can achieve the said average amount of saved energy costs.
While this type of landscaping uses eco-friendly supplies like organic compost and native plants, the benefits mentioned above are just a few of the many reasons why you should have green landscaping in your garden. And since green landscaping is becoming in demand, may I suggest for you to have one in your place too?