In the words of Joe Dirt, “life’s a garden, dig it,” & there is so much enjoyment to be found in landscaping your front & back lawn. The winter months can leave your yard looking dull & lifeless so it’s important to give it that special touch to make it look fantastic for the Spring & Summer. But many first-time gardeners & landscapers can become easily overwhelmed because we aren’t all born with a natural green thumb. So, where do you begin? What are some good plant options for your specific yard?  Where can you go to learn all this information, & how long does it take? While we can’t provide a full gardening seminar, we can help by providing a list of great plants in South Carolina that can enhance the landscaping of your home! These plants are great for many different kinds of yards, & can make your yard beautiful & give it that curbside appeal it will need if you ever choose to sell. 


Great Selections for Enhancing Your Yard in Charleston, South Carolina:


For Sunny Yards

Charleston, SC is known for being sunny most days of the year. This is wonderful for us, but there are some plants that don’t do so well in full, direct sunlight all the time. If your yard has a lot of sun, then you would probably want to check out the American Beautyberry, which has magnificent color pop. For better ground cover, look at flowers such as Columbine. If you’re more interested in planting a tree, the Carolina Yellowwood does very well in steady sunlight, as well as the Dahoon Holly. But, for that real southern, Carolina touch, the Palmetto tree is always a popular addition to any sunny lawn!


For Shady Yards

Not every yard has access to a lot of sunlight, & that is okay! There are many plants that grow well in the shade & still look wonderful in your landscaped yard. We’re particular fans of the Flame Azalea, which adds so much vibrant color to your yard. The Loblolly Bay is a simple plant, but still looks great & is easy to maintain. With many options available, you don’t have to limit yourself to just one type of yard!


Looking for More Options?

If you’re looking for more options for landscaping your lawn in Charleston, SC, visit the Carolina Yard Plant Database. This extensive database allows you to filter your search for the perfect plant through a variety of factors including soil ph level, the amount of sunlight your yard receives, & what region you’re in. You’re sure to find the plants you love & work best for you!


Call Team Lail-Chambers to Help Sell Your Home & Yard Today!

If you’re looking to sell your home (& the amazing property it resides on) or want to buy a new home in the Charleston, SC area, call Team Lail-Chambers. Our team of experts, led by Bob Chambers & Pheobe Lail-Chambers, are some of the most professional agents you’ll encounter, & they will give you the easiest home-buying experience imaginable. We can help you determine your top priorities & find a place that accommodates both your tastes & your budget. Our staff knows the Lowcountry well & is acquainted with all of the facilities, resources, & services available in each community. We’ll make sure to fit you with a home you’ll love!