In short, you will:

– save money

– save labour

– have a far more visually interesting garden

– have interest that changes throughout the year – flowers, fruit, seedheads, coloured bark, varying leaf colours

– have a garden that truly reflects the place where you live

– benefit the surrounding ecosystem

– invite flamboyant and charming creatures into the garden – butterflies, chameleons, birds and bees will thank you

– be helping the environment by reducing water and chemical use and planting appropriate species