If your yard is a blank canvas, then you have some excellent opportunities at your disposal. Your easel is empty, and it’s now up to you to decide how to create a masterpiece. What you may not have anticipated, however, is that your landscape design has to incorporate absolutely everything.
Where better to start than at the bottom? Here are some of the best lawn types to consider for landscape design when you’re starting from scratch.
Tall Fescue is one of the most popular lawn types in Australia, and it’s also perfect for impatient people. This grass type is common in instant lawns, meaning you can roll it out on your bare patch of land and immediately reap the rewards.
Tall Fescue is also suitable for a full range of climates and soil types while being hardy to handle moderate traffic. It’s not as robust as other grass types, but it wins top points for instant convenience.
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Whether you’re in the early stages of landscape design, or you’re making a few changes to your back yard, then you may be looking at different Australian plant options. Without expert help, it’s easy to get lost in the masses of options – all with funny names you can’t pronounce.
While getting in touch with your local landscaping expert is always the best approach, there are also a few “must have” plants that can enhance the appeal of your backyard in the meantime. Here are some options that may pique your curiosity.
A Spotted Emu Bush
Landscaping is costly if your yard is expansive, so having plants that take up a lot of space will be nothing but helpful for your wallet. Such a plant is Eremophila Maculata or Spotted Emu Bush. This bush takes up a lot of room but doesn’t need much maintenance.
You can plant it in a sun-drenched corner of your property and let it flourish. It will grow to around two and a half metres with beautiful red and purple flowers. What’s more, aside from the east coast of Queensland, this plant will suit anywhere in Australia.
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