Just curious for those who have done a little rehabbing to the landscaping to increase the appeal & value for a residential property to potential tenants, what type of plants did you end up going with and why?
In Indiana Boxwoods work well. It was Yews back in the 70s and 80s. Buy small because they grow fast and then you have to trim.
I'd avoid anything that will grow as tall as the windows, except something like boxwoods or yews that you'd trim.
Just as important as the plants is whether you use rock or mulch. Rock seems commercial to some people but it only needs to be done once! (And River Rock is cheap.)
Look into ornamental grasses. Low maintenance, hard to kill, come back every spring. They come in all different sizes and looks.
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