Consider these 4 ideas when it comes to your fall landscape design. As the fall is now in full swing, with lower temperatures and the winter approaching, it is vital to tailor your landscape to the season. There are a variety of ways this can be done, from simply adding some pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns and calling it a day, to a full-blown, fall-focused landscape renovation. It is our recommendation that you make a choice somewhere in the middle, adding fall color across your landscape in a few different ways. The colors of the fall are the obvious ones; orange, yellow, red, and purple. Integrating plant material with these blooms can seem like a tall task and more than you would like to do for just one quarter of the year. It is easier than you think to tailor your landscape to fall, with these four ideas for fall color on your commercial property.
Fall Landscape Design: Simplicity Wins
Starting out with the easiest way to add some color to your property, you can sprinkle some planters and containers around your property, ripe with fall color. These can be placed on hardscapes, adjacent to entrances, or even along walkways. There are not necessarily many places where you cannot place a container plant, so get creative with your placements. While they are not going to be the centerpiece of your landscape, pots and planters work great to accent your other landscape installations.
Utilize Blooming Groundcover
If there are sparse areas on your property that you wish were covered in greenery, groundcover may be the right choice for you. An extremely low maintenance style of plant, these do not grow vertically, rather horizontally. You can find varieties in all sorts of fall blooms, while simultaneously putting green in otherwise bland space for the rest of the year. Another simple way to add color, groundcover even has many functional benefits. It takes less water and fertilizer to upkeep while preventing the spread of weeds across your landscape. This is a great consideration for properties of all sizes.
Add Mulch in your Fall Landscape Design
While this is not related to the direct addition of fall flowers to your landscape, you can also create the fall feel with other installations. Mulch is obviously very beneficial to your property, providing all sorts of functionality. Preventing soil compaction, while providing a uniform look for your flower beds, you can also get it in some great fall colors. It is also a great time to get it out of the way, with less work to be done in the spring. Red-brown is a great color for the fall and can be very easily acquired.
Annual Flower Rotation
Simultaneously the most intensive and easiest way to add fall color to your landscape, simply to engage in annual flower rotation with Pezza. There are various annuals that are better suited for the fall weather and can look great throughout the season. This extends well beyond the fall, as your landscape can benefit from routine rotation, always having fresh colors for the season. Think about this service as a way to take the stress out of ensuring that your property looks right for every time of year.