Native Edge Landscape is committed to being a sustainable and environmentally conscious landscape design company that focuses on creating responsible outdoor living for a sustainable future. With National Wildflower Week taking place from May 1-7, we wanted to feature one of our projects that uses native wildflowers instead of grass, and discuss the benefits of doing so.
The property we’re highlighting is also in an HG Magazine feature and showcases a beautiful and functional landscape that incorporates a variety of native wildflowers. By using native wildflowers, we were able to create a landscape that is not only visually stunning, but also supports local ecosystems and reduces the need for maintenance and watering.
One of the biggest benefits of using native wildflowers in landscaping is their ability to attract and support local wildlife. Many native wildflowers are specifically adapted to support local pollinators, such as bees and butterflies, which are essential to maintaining healthy ecosystems. By incorporating these plants into our landscapes, we can help support the local ecosystem and ensure that these essential pollinators have the resources they need to thrive.
Another benefit of using native wildflowers is that they require less maintenance and watering than traditional grass lawns. This is because native wildflowers are adapted to the local climate and soil conditions, so they are better able to withstand drought and other environmental stressors. By reducing the amount of water and maintenance required, we can create landscapes that are more sustainable and environmentally responsible.
In addition to their environmental benefits, native wildflowers also add a unique and beautiful aesthetic to landscapes. By using a variety of colors and textures, we can create a landscape that is visually stunning and helps to create a sense of place that is unique to the local environment.
At Native Edge Landscape, we are passionate about creating responsible landscapes that support local ecosystems and reduce our impact on the environment. By using native wildflowers in our designs, we can help create landscapes that are not only beautiful but also sustainable and environmentally responsible.
As National Wildflower Week approaches, we encourage you to consider incorporating native wildflowers into your own landscaping designs. Not only will you be supporting local ecosystems and reducing your impact on the environment, but you’ll also be creating a beautiful and unique landscape that is sure to impress. Contact us today to learn more about our sustainable and environmentally responsible landscape designs.
[click to view the Houzz Portfolio for this project]