Landscape with native vegetation to reduce the need for pesticides and fertilizers, both of which are easily tracked into the home. If you do use these products, be sure to remove your shoes before entering the house. To be extra safe, shower immediately after applying pesticides, and wash the clothes you were wearing separately from other laundry.
Is your front path clear and inviting? A clear view and access to the front door are key; you don't want visitors being snagged by thorns or tripping. Create a walkway from the sidewalk to the front door that will keep your postal carrier happy.
It’s definitely possible to grow Japanese maples anywhere, whether you live in a hot climate, cold climate, or anywhere in between. Add these gorgeous trees to your landscape to create a charming front yard or backyard.