Have you been dreaming up the perfect outdoor space here in Northern Michigan? Maybe it includes a firepit to extend your time outdoors or an outdoor kitchen to up your cooking game. Even a simple patio can transform your backyard and get your family and friends outdoors this summer.
But hardscaping elements like patios, firepits, and kitchens fall flat without one very important addition: plants! A balanced and well-rounded landscape that truly delivers peace and beauty goes beyond just hardscape materials.
At the heart of every picturesque landscape is a carefully curated selection of plantings that brings the space to life, providing beauty, functionality, and a connection to nature. Let’s explore why plantings are so important and how to select the right plants for your outdoor space.