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Ideas for landscaping around trees?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by GSLC, Apr 2, 2013.

  1. GSLC

    GSLC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    Two tree's in front yard. What are somethings I can do for them, they currently are just mulched around. Customer doesn't want brickwork done. What are some suggestions on what to do?

    Mind you there are roots that come out, not bad but they are there to take into consideration.
  2. skorum03

    skorum03 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 354

    Have a picture of the area you are talking about. That would help a lot with ideas. If the trees are already mulched around and they don't want any brickwork or edging done around them, then there isn't really a ton of options.

    YardBros Outdoors
  3. 32vld

    32vld LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,983

    First. Plant flowers.

    Or. Do what people have done fo years before they got mulch happy. Get rid of the mulch and they save money. Less beds to maintain. Less weeding.
  4. TFLE

    TFLE LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 294

    I planted a bunch of Hostas around the bottoms of two trees (can't remember what kind they were). About an 8 foot diameter circle around an 3 foot round tree. They look nice, come in green and full and maintenance free expect for fall when I cut them down.
  5. TFLE

    TFLE LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 294

    People are most definitely mulch happy... looked at a job today with about 150,000 square feet of mulchable area. Mind blown.
  6. skorum03

    skorum03 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 354

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