Ignite FB Tracking PixelHow to Beautify Your Garden with These Favorites - H Sue Wiskowski-Fair
Realty Executives Premiere
H Sue Wiskowski-Fair, Realty Executives PremierePhone: (630) 235-4861
Email: [email protected]

How to Beautify Your Garden with These Favorites

by H Sue Wiskowski-Fair 04/05/2021

Photo by Helga_SM via Shutterstock

When you begin to revamp your yard or garden, there comes a time to decide what exactly you’ll be growing. You’ll want plants that are hearty, beautiful and fragrant to grace your yard.

Choose Hearty

First, you can begin by planting ground-cover roses. These bountiful, low-growing rose varieties can provide plenty of flowers throughout the year. They tend to be very low maintenance and are drought-tolerant as well. They are great for any garden bed or container garden.

Another hearty favorite is red yucca. This plant can survive in high heat and is incredibly strong-willed. It has a bluish-gray, succulent base with long stalks that shoot up near six fee that bear red-ish, tube-shaped flowers. They are virtually guaranteed to catch the eye of any passerby.

Choose Vines

Next, you may want to throw in some vining plants. The classic trumpet vine is as tough as nails and fast-growing. Plant this vine near a trellis, fence or any vertical surface, and let it do its thing. Make sure to prune and maintain regularly; otherwise this beauty can be a bit invasive.

Choose Fragrance & Color

For a fragrant eye-catcher, you may want to turn to a classic English lavender. This plant is good for anything from a walkway border to a rock garden. It flowers throughout the end of spring and into summer and has an enchanting fragrance. There are smaller varieties that are good for container planting, as well as larger varieties that can be a beautiful hedge. When you want to add some great evergreen flavor to your garden, you’ll find purple pixie to be an appropriate addition. Purple pixie is great as a dominant ground cover or as an accent in a tall planter. It has spectacular color year-round.

Choose Blankets

Blanket flowers are a great choice for perennial color, and they attract butterflies to your garden. They also happen to be an incredibly hearty grower and resist rabbits and deer. They also come in a number of different colors, from bright yellow, gold and red hues. A classic friend to any garden.

With this list of hearty, brilliant and fragrant plants, your garden will be the talk of the town. You’ll have beautiful flowers, enchanting smells and spectacular evergreens all around.

About the Author
Author

H Sue Wiskowski-Fair

Listing and Selling residential real estate in Aurora, Sugar Grove, Naperville and Suburban areas surrounding Chicago.  Worked in the real estate business for 40+ years with activity including listing and selling residential real estate, brokerage management, franchise sales  and  industry leadership.  Extensive background in areas of real estate finance, having served in leadership and policy positions at the Local, State and National Association of Realtors level for more than 38 years.  Expertise in short sales, foreclosures, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, FHA and Senior Housing needs.