A Guide to The Plants that Live in Your Lawn


I’m going to let you in on a secret: I’m no gardener. Sure, I like the idea of having a beautiful garden, but when it comes down to it, my yard looks like an overgrown jungle. And that’s OK! As long as your yard doesn’t look like mine (or worse), then you should be fine with your gardening skills too. But if you want to be able to talk about gardening with the best of them, or even just learn how to keep your plants alive for longer than one year…then read on!

Picking the Right Plants

There are many things to consider when choosing the right plants, but there are a few basic criteria that should be at the top of your list.

  • Choose plants that are native to your area. Native plants have adapted to the soil and climate, meaning they’re less likely to need extra water or fertilizer than other varieties.
  • Choose plants that are good for attracting pollinators such as bees and butterflies. By planting more native flowers, you’ll give these insects a reason to stick around in your yard instead of moving elsewhere in search of food sources.
  • Choose plants that attract birds by providing them with shelter (e.g., shrubs) or food sources (e.g., berries). Birds can help control unwanted pests like mosquitoes and can also provide additional beauty by singing their songs throughout the day!

Seeing the Big Picture

  • Plan Before You Plant

In the interest of keeping your garden beautiful, healthy and well-maintained, it’s important to plan ahead before you begin planting. Make sure you know what kind of plants you want in your yard and how they will fit into your landscape. It can also be helpful to identify any problems with your soil type or existing vegetation that might affect the success of your new garden project. This can help avoid costly mistakes down the line when things go wrong in unexpected ways!

  • Know What You’re Planting

Before buying anything for use in your yard or garden, make sure that it’s compatible with other existing plants around there too! Some types may not get along well with others if planted too closely together; this could lead them both dying out quickly due to lack of resources available for survival. Check whether there are any restrictions on which types should be kept separate from each other–such as certain flowers being poisonous (or even deadly) when eaten by certain animals–and always keep those rules in mind when planning out what goes where so nothing gets hurt during construction process later on down line once everything has been put up onto site.”

Controlling Weeds

Weeds are one of the most common problems in lawns today. They compete with your grass for water, nutrients and sunlight. They also spread disease to your grass as well as some weeds releasing chemicals into the soil that can kill or stunt growth in other plants.

There are many things you can do to control weeds including mowing regularly at the right height, watering less often but more deeply when necessary and using weed killers that are labeled safe for lawns (never use a herbicide designed for trees on a turfgrass!).

Taking Care of Your Garden

By taking care of your garden, you will be able to enjoy a healthy space that is free from unwanted pests. The following are some tips for maintaining a beautiful yard:

  • Keep the garden watered regularly
  • Keep the garden mulched and free of debris to reduce weeds and help retain moisture in the soil
  • Weeds can be removed by hand or with herbicides, but only after they have germinated and developed roots that protrude from the soil surface; do not wait until they are mature because at this point they will be harder to kill (if you can’t get rid of them completely)

Keeping the Grass in Shape

Keeping your grass looking like a golf course is important. After all, you want to impress your neighbors and make sure that they can tell how well-kept your property is by just looking at it.

There are several steps you can take to ensure that your lawn remains healthy and beautiful.

Mowing the lawn

It’s important that you mow the grass regularly so it doesn’t get too tall or thick for other plants in your yard to grow properly. The best time of year to cut back any unwanted growth is during spring or fall when rain isn’t expected anytime soon (you don’t want water pooling on top of freshly cut grass). Once every week or two should be sufficient depending on whether or not it rains often where you live; if there aren’t many storms forecasted then maybe once per month would work better!

Overlooking a beautiful yard and garden has many practical perks from helping your neighbors to boosting the value of your home. However, there are some things you need to know to keep it looking that way. This is what this blog is about.

Your lawn is a big part of the landscape of your yard and one of the most important things you need to maintain for it to look good. It’s not about having the best grass around, it’s about having a nice combination of plants that complement each other and look like they belong together. For example, if you have an area where there are some tall trees and shrubs but no flowers or vegetables growing in the ground, then adding some flowers would make sense because they belong there just as much as those other trees do.

If you want your garden to look healthy and vibrant all year round, then consider adding some plants during springtime – when everything is coming back after winter – so that they can grow enough before summer arrives when it gets too hot outside (which will kill them) or fall arrives where leaves start falling off trees due to frosty nights turning into freezing temperatures overnight (this can also kill them).


That’s all there is to it! Again, I hope this blog will help you keep your lawn and garden looking great. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact me at [email protected]

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