Selecting The Correct Plants For Your Landscaping

Marc LeDue

Owner of A Perfect Landscape

For any homeowner or business owner, having vibrant and colorful outdoor spaces surrounding your property is always the dream. While the team here at A Perfect Landscape always recommends partnering with a landscape design team (like our own) for specialized tree, shrub, and flower planting, it’s important to make sure you know what to look for when selecting plants to put around your property. In this blog, we will provide some important things to look for when on the search for your property’s newest artistic addition!

Consider The Climate Of Your Property

One of the most important things to consider when selecting plants for your landscape is the climate in which they will be planted. This means understanding temperature extremes, seasonal changes, moisture levels, and other environmental considerations that may affect the health of your new plants. For example, if you live in a frigid area with cold winters, you’ll want to make sure any plants you bring in are hardy enough to survive those temperatures. Doing research on the plants you’re considering is key, and your landscape team can help guide you through the process.

Check For Sun Requirements

Another important factor when selecting plants for your property is sun requirements – some plants thrive in full sun while others only work best with partial shade. Make sure you know the sun requirements of the plants you’re considering, and place them accordingly. For instance, if you’re looking for a flowering shrub to accent your front garden, make sure it’s getting the right amount of sun or it may not bloom as intended.

Look At The Width And Height Of Your Plant

Finally, you’ll want to make sure the size of your plant is appropriate for the area in which it will be planted. This includes both width and height, as a tree or shrub that’s too tall can block windows or overshadow other plants and cause them to suffer. By looking at the ultimate size of any plants you’re considering, you can make sure they will fit in the area and not take away from other plants or structures.

Landscaping is a vital part of any property’s aesthetic, and finding the right plants for your outdoor space is key to creating a beautiful landscape that stands out. By following our tips, you can select plants that will thrive in their environment and make your property beautiful all at the same time! Give our team at A Perfect Landscape a call today to learn more about our tree, shrub, and flower planting services! 

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