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LUSH LANDSCAPES

Layer your plantings in your yard to envelope the space. This gives you a lush, private feel. Taller plants on the outer edges of the garden, working down in height.

Allow ground covers to fill empty soil (they don’t crowd roots of other plants, so use with abandon) and have an almost instant lushness to your yard.

Use plants with broad or coarse leaves to add a lush look, such as Hostas.

This is a great use of grasses to fill in a space. You don’t have to choose between flowers and foliage, you can use both!

Add hardscape structures to fill out the garden with substance, like an arbor or pergola. Then plant a fast growing vine to cover the structure.

Tuck garden ornaments partially under a planting to give a slightly overgrown look. It adds to the lush feeling.

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