You've proabably heard that a well-landscaped yard can add value to your home. But landscaping can be a challenge if you're lacking ideas. We've put together a collection of ideas to get you started! Each of these has features that include wood landscape mulch. Of course, we recommend Hay Creek mulch and you'll find that at a Wisconsin dealer near you. These three articles will give you a starting place if you're looking for ideas:
1. Wood Bark, Rocks and Lights
An article from Houselogic gives seven fantastic ideas for making your front yard more appealing. One feature shows how to combine rocks and mulch for a beautiflul edge for a perennial garden. A dry rock stream combined with wood mulch is another way to make a front yard attractive, and might mean you don't have to worry about mowing. Be sure to check out the other ideas for a paver path surrounded by mulch and the lighting ideas in the article.
2. Planned and Pretty Landscapes
Your front walk is what people see first, so it's a good place to begin with your landscaping projects. This article from Better Homes and Gardens has some fantastic tips for planning a front walkway, and for using wood shaving mulch for the accent. It includes tips for making it functional and pretty. It talks about the types of plants, sizing and scale, and much more when it comes to planning your design.
3. Colored Wood Mulch Has So Many Possibilities
If you still aren't sure where to begin, borrow some inspiration from someone else! Looking through photos of other designs can help you to narrow down your style and taste. It also shows all of the different colors of mulch and how they look when used. (Hint: Hay Creek Companies has an estimator and information about calculating how much mulch you need on the mulch page.) Check out this article with 20 front yard ideas from Homedit.com.
Once you have some ideas in mind, it's time to head to the home and garden center to get started! Grab a shovel, have fun, and be sure to find one of our distributors in your area.
Happy landscaping! If you'd like to share pictures of your finished projects, please send them to us on Facebook! With your permission, we will share them with our readers.