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Aside from recreating native landscapes inside your garden, proper plant selection is important when planning a low maintenance garden. For instance, consider replacing some lawn areas with groundcover. Groundcover can greatly reduce the upkeep in the garden while adding a variety of textures and colors. Though groundcovers vary within the amount of required maintenance all groundcovers should be thought about low maintenance. Only occasional pruning is necessary to keep groundcovers from creeping in to the lawn or garden beds.
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