Boosting Curb Appeal With This Easy Terrace Plan

 Boosting Curb Appeal With This Easy Terrace Plan

Looking for another DIY way to boost your curb appeal in a weekend?  Try this method of terrace gardening to warm up the entrance to your house.

What You Need:

  • Shovels
  • Topsoil or Garden Soil
  • River Rocks, or a half palette of landscaping rock pieces
  • Mulch
  • 1 or more rolls of landscape fabric
  • Landscaping pins or sod staples
  • 7 varieties of either annuals, perennials or dwarf bushes (see my suggestions below!)

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A Hibiscus and Caladium Container Garden

IMG 27331 A Hibiscus and Caladium Container Garden

This Caladium and Hibiscus garden is great for several reasons, the number one being that this Caladium is sun loving and can thrive in areas that used to burn out a Caladium’s big, bright leaves. Additionally, this combination is the perfect thing for soggy corner areas that seem to promote mold and rot in other plants.

Recipe For This Container Garden:

  • 1 Yellow Hibiscus Tree
  • 3 Red Flash Caladium
  • 3 Rainbow Confetti Lantana

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Native To Know: Columbine

IMG 2559 1024x1024 Native To Know: Columbine

This native to know is a gorgeous bloomer with unique flowers unlike anything else you’ll find. A few varieties of the Aquilegia family are able to withstand full sun, but they are better known as shade loving plants, and make great additions to those hard to fill spots in low lit areas.

What You’ll Love:

  • Columbine are easy care perennials, and self seeders.
  • They are April and early May bloomers, that can be encouraged into flowering through the summer by plucking off the spent blooms.
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