Low-Budget Landscape Ideas

Keep the green in your yard and in your pocket. 

Incorporating plants that attract bees keeps pollination alive in your landscape.

Incorporating plants that attract bees keeps pollination alive in your landscape.

Photo by: Photos courtesy of MedicineWheel Land Planning.

Photos courtesy of MedicineWheel Land Planning.

Incorporating plants that attract bees keeps pollination alive in your landscape.

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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. 

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