Layering shrubs in front of your house can help create depth, add visual interest, and provide year-round appeal. Here are some steps to consider when layering shrubs in front of your house:
Start with the tallest shrubs at the back of the planting area. These can help provide privacy and create a backdrop for other plants.
Choose shrubs of varying heights and textures to create interest and contrast. Mix in some evergreens for year-round appeal and deciduous shrubs for seasonal interest.
Consider the bloom time of the shrubs to ensure you have continuous color throughout the growing season.
Think about the mature size of the shrubs you choose and allow room for them to grow. Avoid overcrowding as this can lead to disease and pest problems.
Layer in some groundcovers and perennials to add additional interest and texture.
Finally, don’t forget to add mulch to help conserve moisture, suppress weeds, and provide a finished look to your planting area.
By following these steps, you can create a beautiful and interesting shrub planting area that will add curb appeal and value to your home.