Living on the coast comes with the benefit of having favorable weather for the better portion of the year. Do you find yourself longing for a place to relax outdoors after a tenuous day? Creating your own slice of outdoor paradise is almost essential to enjoy Southeastern North Carolina’s elements.
Envision yourself in a secluded, natural haven just steps away from your home. The trends right now are man caves and she sheds, but why not spend that time in your yard instead?
Turf Medic can help you paint the picture of your exclusive outdoor space. A few things need to be considered before we start creating. To begin, functionality is important. This place needs to be easily accessible, and not in a place where overgrown shrubs and greenery could cramp your style. Instead, create your own privacy screens. Miscanthus cosmopolitan and pampas grasses are taller grasses that will help block out distractions.
Natural lighting is also a plus – consider your viewpoints and pick a place with mature shrubs and trees that offer a bit of security. Ligustrum and wax myrtles are great options for creating a sense of distance via hedges.
Tucked away from your neighbor’s point of view, in an area that isn’t home to any nests, bugs, or critters, is where the creativity should spark. There are many low maintenance shrubs that are more resistant to insects. Yaupon hollies, loropedlums, and distylium are some of the evergreens we recommend to help keep pests at bay.
No flowers in this space? No problem. Turf Medic’s lawn experts will walk you through the process of picking the perfect annuals and perennials for your sanctuary. Japanese maples can add interest and beauty, while hydrangea and camellia can add color.
The curb appeal of this oasis stands for something. Features like landscape lighting can lend a hand to the allure, and are sure to have your guests wanting nothing more than to peek into your hideout. This private space can provide the perfect setting for having your morning cup of coffee, reading, getting some much-needed alone time, having dinner outside, and more.
Lacking inspiration? Turf Medic’s design team can help you select the right pieces for your new getaway. Whether it’s layout, lighting, horticulture, water features, or more, Turf Medic will be with you every step of the way.