Low-Budget Landscape Ideas

Keep the green in your yard and in your pocket. 

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Whole books have been devoted to the concept of low-budget landscaping, but it all boils down to two things: common sense and following the plan Mother Nature put in place.

"My mother always told me the best way to keep a house clean is not to mess it up in the first place," says Lee Garrard RLA/ASLA, co-owner of MedicineWheel Land Planning in Athens, Georgia and Charleston, South Carolina. "If you don't mess up the land, you don’t have to invest a lot of money to repair it. Nature provides us with everything we need to work with the land instead of against it."

Here are a few inexpensive and easy ways to help you grow—not spend—a lot of green. 

Low-Budget Landscaping

Veg Out!

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Get To Know the Natives

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Sweat Equity

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All Together Now

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Develop a Crush on Rubble

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It's a Draw!

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Al Fresco Accommodations

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