Plant Today’s Trendiest Landscaping Ideas to Grow Colorful Spring and Summer

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Landscaping. The very word conjures thoughts of sweat-drenched drudgery. Not anymore. These days, landscaping has become, yes, trendy, even fun. Planting a few pansies and buying a new lawnmower and yard-maintenance stuff you’ll never use is so yesterday. 

One hot new trend includes placing color-filled flowerpots strategically around your home’s exterior, rather than digging up your yard. 

Another is “foodscaping.” Add chard or kale and pepper plants to existing flowerbeds. Rosemary and basil add flavor and color, too, and don’t forget tomatoes, a garden crop so popular here that one of Texas’s most revered songwriters penned a song about them.

Here’s yet another craze, experts say: add more life outside your home with plants that attract butterflies and bees. “Pollinator gardens are all the rage right now,” one website says. “Creating a pollinator garden is more than a hot trend—it’s environmentally friendly.”

Texas lantana, purple coneflowers, horsemint and frostweed draw monarch butterflies, which migrate annually through Dallas-Fort Worth in the hundreds of thousands. Their gorgeous and vividly individual wings really do make your garden flutter.

These are just a few bright visuals to add outside Lennar’s new homes throughout DFW, where Everything’s Included®.

For instance, fully sodded yards surround the 15 elegant floor plans in the Jewel and Springwood Collections at Lennar’s Hillstone Pointe community with new homes for sale in Little Elm, TX. Other outside features include a full irrigation system with rain and freeze sensors and backyard fencing.

Lennar’s Estates at Shaddock provides that same easy-to-maintain package in the collection of four high-end floorplans. However, like the most colorful of annuals, the community’s new homes for sale in Frisco, TX, are in the final opportunity of availability.

Gean Estates, boast a professionally landscaped front yard with moss rock accents, as well as full irrigation and sod designed around each homesite’s native trees and vegetation. The collection of eight executive-style new homes for sale in Keller, TX, creates a ripe opportunity to add the most enviable landscaping. 

At Lennar, everything really is included—including tips on how to best implement, and enjoy, today’s most colorful, and considerably easier, landscaping trends. 

Lifestyle Frisco suggests focusing on just one section of your yard or your patio. Also, plant low-maintenance, heat-resistant plants; durable perennials such as columbine flowers and daisies, and shrubs such as boxwood, green juniper and yucca thrive in North Texas.

To learn how you, too, can blossom in a new home in these and other DFW communities, your Lennar’s Dallas-Fort Worth Internet New Home Sales Coordinators at (866) 314 4477.

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