Landscaping Ideas


The San Antonio climate can sometimes make landscaping and gardening a challenge. So, it’s best to contact a landscape professional or do research before starting a large landscaping project. This can save you time but more importantly, save you money.

The landscape around your home is not just about good looks. San Antonio home values can also increase with fine-tuned and maintained landscaping. Before hiring a landscape designer to reconstruct your home, it’s helpful to compile a list of questions. You should share images of design styles you have collected so they know what you like and don’t like. But, also they can inform you the type of upkeep and maintenance required with certain types of plants. The right landscaping combines local elements and weather conditions, as well as drought tolerant and energy efficient. Be sure to verify any licenses and insurance as well.

Many San Antonio homeowners don’t consider this but your outdoor landscaping can also serve as a sound or visual barrier. Many options are available from furniture placement to the planting of tall shrubs along a home’s border.

According to Better Homes and Gardens, Here are the top trends for San Antonio Landscaping Ideas: 

  • Fragrance Producing Gardens
  • Variation in Color of Flowers & Greenery
  • Bulb Gardens
  • Vegetable & Fruit Combination Gardens
  • Grocery Gardens
  • Old Fashioned Looks
  • Paver Designs Incorporated in Gardens
  • Garden Seating
  • Herb Gardens
  • Butterfly Gardens
  • Hanging Plant Gardens
  • Texture Gardens

Whether you just bought a home in San Antonio and are beginning your landscaping project.  Or, are in the home you’ve had for years, many of these gardening ideas may appeal to you.  As you consider your home and the landscape style that will surround it, consulting with a professional landscaper may give you additional perspective and save you from a expensive mistake.

Please call Melissa Muse Wiggans, Owner and Broker of Real Estate Muses  at 210.485.9913 for referrals to San Antonio landscaping professionals.


If you are looking for a real estate agent in San Antonio for either buyer or seller’s representation, or know someone who is buying or selling a home, contact one of our Realtors at 210-485-9913 or email us. Our team of top Realtors specialize in residential real estate for those buying and selling homes in San Antonio. We help military families who PCS as well as those moving or relocating to San Antonio, TX. Visit realestatemuses.com.

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