Texas can be a challenging place to create and maintain beautiful yard landscapes. Drought is common and weather can be extreme. However, with a little knowledge help you can have the landscape of your dreams. Look at this Texas front yard landscaping gallery above to begin gathering ideas for your project.
Your property offers a great opportunity to extend your living space and create a gathering spot for family and friends. Many parts of Texas have a climate that is suited to outdoor living during most of the year.
Before redesign your front yard to be Texas Style landscape, this some tips may will help you to done your landscaping project.
Think about how you use your yard now, and how you would like to use it in the future, so you can design with those needs in mind.
2. Current Conditions
Evaluate the current conditions in your yard…where are the sun and shade? What views would you like to hide or enhance? How can you accommodate difficult conditions such as steep slopes, deer, problem soils or poor drainage?
Take into account the different seasons. For example, many landscapes look great in spring, but lack winter interest. Once identified, this problem is easily corrected by adding a few interesting structural plants or evergreens.
Realize that landscapingcan be costly. As a rough estimate, allow for a budget of $3-5 per square foot to be landscaped if you are doing the work yourself. Then create a budgetary timeline for completion of your project
Implement your plan in the following sequence:
- Install hardscapes (sidewalks, paths, edges, etc.) and underground irrigation system if desired. Installing hardscapes after planting endangers plants that are already in the ground
- Create beds before planting turf
- Plant trees and shrubs
- Install beds according to your own priorities – complete them in the order that is most satisfying to you.
We hope this gallery inspirations and tips can help to make Texas style front yard. If you have any another tips and ideas about Texas style yard landscaping, let me know and give your ideas at comment bellow.