Curb Appeal Corner August 18, 2023

Native Summer Plants are Great Curb Appeal!

 Native summer plants are great curb appeal! If you are looking to boost your curb appeal this season consider planting items that thrive in our region during the summer months. A variety of vibrant greenery and blooming plants are known to thrive even in the oppressive summer sun of West Virginia’s Pink Flowers Eastern Panhandle. According to the National Gardening Association, those residing in the Eastern Panhandle can choose from: the really large, cup-shaped blooms of the Oriental Poppy to the super easy to care for Hosta that boasts a long life span.


The Experts’ Take

Besides the array of native garden gems available in the Eastern Pahandle, there are plenty of other lawn decor projects to try! Why not consider adding a retaining wall to prevent soil erosion? Create a serene water garden.For smaller but impactful upgrades add colorful mulch to your flower beds or around small trees. River stones can lend texture and charm to your landscape. To invite enchanting, winged visitors place a pretty birdbath or a bird feeder. Don’t forget the power of a pathway made of pavers! Accompany your walkway with pottery and garden decor to elevate your home’s exterior allure.


Join the Local Garden Clubs

Feeling social and seeking gardening tips? Join one of the local garden clubs like the Foxglove Garden Club, based in Berkley Springs. They host meetings at Blue Hygernia various locations in the area and you can find announcements in the Morgan Messenger. The Gateway Garden Club of West Virginia has an active Facebook page and website, offering a treasure trove of information, projects, and events.


Helpful Resources

For more plant and gardening insights, explore the West Virginia Native Plant Society, Shenandoah-Potomac Garden Council, and the West Virginia Garden Club.


Get Active This Summer Season

Now is the time to get active! Seek advice from local gardeners. Infuse your home’s exterior with captivating curb appeal! Make the most Eastern Red Columbines are native summer WV plantsof native summer plants that flourish in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle. Your home will be the talk of the town with its eye-catching and inviting outdoor space. Embrace the beauty of the season and let nature’s wonders enchant your surroundings!

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