Plant design and layout can be overwhelming, but with some of your input we can create a design that you will fall in love with. The front of house we will mix in shrubs with perennials to maximize curb appeal. Front corner of the house a good accent shrub or ornamental tree will define your house. We typically will plant plants in groups of 3-5 depending on space and will mix in different colors.
A few thing we consider before selecting the best plants for your location....
Size.. it is very important to pick a plant that will fit your space at maturity.
Bloom..pick plants to insure that you will always have something in bloom.
Texture..contrasting textures will define individual plants.
Leaf Color...not just green try gold, purple, silver, or a combination.
Zone... Des Moines, Iowa plants should be cold hardy to Zone 4.
Shade/Sun...know the environment it will be planted in
Shade...may not happen overnight, plant for the future
Investment...plant a tree today. It will pay off for years to come
Maintenance...choose plants to meet your lifestyle.