Turn that space by the curb into a spot of beauty that needs little care
Ironically, it is often the most visible part of your property that seems to offer the least hope for a successful garden planting.
It might be an inhospitable area along the fence or by the driveway. Typically, it’s the forsaken parkway strip—that trampled, parched ribbon of no-man’s-land between sidewalk and street.
Yet with the right palette of plants, you can transform this wasteland into a floral oasis.
These plants should fill in quickly and, once established, remain low enough so that they don’t block traffic views or run afoul of height ordinances.
Look for plants that possess these traits
Next: Planting for a long bloom time
Low evergreen shrubs