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Unique Front Yard Landscaping Ideas
November 17, 2017

Unique Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

2. Exploit The Slope Homes on steep view lots can lack a powerful entry if the designer is not up to the challenge. All too often this kind of extreme slope is treated as an erosion control application, with ordinary highway planting schemes and hydroseeding. Here the slope is designed to be integral with the structure, serving as its visual foundation. Large…

Contemporary Front Yard Landscaping Ideas
October 28, 2017

Contemporary Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Before starting on your new landscape design, survey your area and make some notes; you cannot concretely consider certain landscape decorating ideas unless you identify what kind of climate you are living in, how much you are willing to spend and how much space you have to work with. Additionally, as you browse several contemporary landscape ideas and landscape…

Basic Landscaping Ideas for Front Yard
October 14, 2017

Basic Landscaping Ideas for Front Yard

This design uses some simple and basic methods of accenting the entry walkway of this home while creating flower bed areas on both sides of the walkway. It also creates a buffer from any lawn sprinkler over spray which is especially important if you have colored concrete or paving materials that may be discolored from hard water stains. The layout of this design…

Country Front Yard Landscaping Ideas
October 10, 2017

Country Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Get the cottage look with country landscaping ideas that work in any yard. Sometimes landscaping seems easier when it fits into a neat, postage-stamp-shaped yard on a suburban street in Anytown, USA. But for all the country mice, transitioning from wide-open spaces, adjoining farmland or forests can be more of a challenge. Even if you live in a city, you can…

Landscaping Ideas for Front Yard with Rocks
October 2, 2017

Landscaping Ideas for Front Yard with Rocks

You can create berms using granite boulders. Boulders on the property might pose a challenge for homeowners wanting to landscape an area. Deciding how to landscape granite boulders in the front yard can seem even more daunting. Whether you already have granite boulders or are looking for ideas that incorporate rock into the landscape, placing granite boulders…

Front Yard Tropical Landscaping Ideas
September 30, 2017

Front Yard Tropical Landscaping Ideas

Your front yard is the first impression many people will have of your house, so when planning your tropical garden design, think about kerb appeal above all else, and make sure it is consistent with the style of your home. A well-maintained fence and, in some cases, something to walk under, like a pergola, can add a sense of arrival; while a wide, easy-to-walk-on…

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas Pictures
September 26, 2017

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas Pictures

Hello all! Hoping to get some ideas for landscape in my front yard. I have reach out locally for someone to come look at my layout and I will order the plants from them, but I have been unable to get anyone interested in the job. A few highlights: -Location: Pittsburgh PA -Front of house faces East (Sun in the AM). -Left tree has been cut down in front yard(Furthest…

Low Maintenance Landscaping Ideas for Front Yard
September 20, 2017

Low Maintenance Landscaping Ideas for Front Yard

An elaborate backyard loses much of its appeal when you’re constantly elbow deep in its flower beds, maintaining asphalt driveways, or pulling weeds from paver patios. Utilize the following tips to avoid spending more time tending to your landscape than relaxing in it. Opt for fuss-free flora Perennial plants will continue to contribute their vibrance to your…

Landscaping Ideas for Front Yard Ranch House
September 18, 2017

Landscaping Ideas for Front Yard Ranch House

Of course, before you get carried away with planting, you have to take care of a couple of practical matters. And the first of those is to clearly identify the front door, so that when guests arrive, they know exactly where to go. When I visited Dublin, Ireland, I marveled at how homeowners distinguished their row houses by painting the front door a favorite…

Front Yard Landscaping IDEAS with Fountains
September 13, 2017

Front Yard Landscaping IDEAS with Fountains

2. Front Yard Limestone Fountain This California property looks more like it belongs in the South of France. When you arrive at the front of the home you are greeted by a large retaining wall with a limestone wall fountain placed at its highest point. The fountain has three metal spouts that spill water into the basin below. A combination of evergreens and regionally…

Fall Landscaping Ideas Front Yard
September 11, 2017

Fall Landscaping Ideas Front Yard

Within the huge family of Japanese maples, there are tons of possibilities for gorgeous fall foliage color, from lacy-leaf shrubs to statuesque trees. And when the foliage fireworks end, the beautiful limb structure of the Japanese maple takes center stage. The beautyberry bush produces long wands of purple berries that often have a metallic sheen, quite a sight…

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas no Grass
September 1, 2017

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas no Grass

When Alice Menge started gardening, it was all about islands. With a nudge from her husband, Dick Sherwood, she’s gone continental. “At first, I had cut out some islands, ” Menge said of their St. Paul yard, “but he hated cutting around those because it meant trimming by hand. So I just started filling in.” After three decades of filling in, their yard — front…

Sloped Front Yard Landscaping Ideas
August 30, 2017

Sloped Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

This month s Garden Bloggers Design Workshop at Gardening Gone Wild is on Front Yards. This was one of the topics last year, and given what a common design challenge it is, they ve decided to revisit it. Last year, I posted the saga of how I ve continued to change my front yard garden from something that was once unremarkably suburban to a series of mixed borders…

Front Yard Rock Landscaping Ideas
August 26, 2017

Front Yard Rock Landscaping Ideas

Today s photos are from David Karst in Colorado. He says, Attached are late summer photos of my Colorado yard. I ve lived here for 20+ years but I have just gotten serious about landscape design in the last few years. The lot is 1/3 acre and located on a cult-e-sac and also backs to a horse pasture, so I had the structure to do several unique designs. While…

Simple Landscaping Ideas for Small Front Yards
August 22, 2017

Simple Landscaping Ideas for Small Front Yards

Photo Gallery Large Pondless Waterfall: This waterfall is about 18 feet tall with the top cascade being about 3 feet wide. Each of the moss boulders used the waterfall weighs between 1, – 2, + pounds. Herb Garden Wall: We built this wall to accommodate an herb garden the homeowner was going to plant. It is built to look like it has been there for years, so…

Easy Landscaping Ideas for Front Yard
August 20, 2017

Easy Landscaping Ideas for Front Yard

Roll out a blooming front yard welcome mat with the help of easy-care landscaping. Annuals, perennials, flowering shrubs, and color-rich trees create a lush landscape that sets the scene for a warm, inviting home year-round. Get started transforming your front yard with these simple tips and techniques. Whether you choose to overhaul your entire front yard in…

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas Pinterest
August 14, 2017

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas Pinterest

Brick Wall Inepensive Landscape Ideas For Small Yard With Windows And Door It Also Has Awesome Large Green Grass Make Seems Great Design. Excellent Inexpensive Front Yard Landscaping Ideas Photo Design Inspiration. Front Yard Landscape Backyard Landscaping Ideas Prepossessing Inepensive Landscaping. Diy Front Yard Landscaping Ideas On A Budget For Landscape In…

Australian Front Yard Landscaping Ideas
August 5, 2017

Australian Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Subscribe to Our Newsletter Above image: The cleverly hinged front yard at Breathe Architecture’s Stonewood house provides privacy while still maintaining a view to the street. Photography by Andrew Wuttke. In AR137, Sam Kebbell took a look in ‘Back to Front Yard’ at the idea of ‘paradise’ – more specifically the role of the backyard in defining a homeowner’s…

Florida Front Yard Landscaping Ideas
July 30, 2017

Florida Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Recent Requests for Yard and Garden Landscaping Contractors in Middleburg, Florida: Project Location: Middleburg, FL 32068 Date: 05/2017 Approximately how many square feet is the yard?: Small Area (Less than 500 sq ft) Design Preparation: Need design/plant suggestions Landscaping to be installed: Sprinkler system, Masonry (brick and/or stone work), Landscape…

Desert Landscape Ideas for Front Yard
July 28, 2017

Desert Landscape Ideas for Front Yard

Eager to start their lawn makeover, Morgan and Mindi strike a pose with host Jason Cameron. Before: Weedy Lawn This bare yard is begging for a little TLC. The weedy yard lacks color and texture and offers only one small tree in the way of landscaping. After: Bold and Bright Lush plants and a charming gravel parking lot bring interest and drama to the once basic…

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas for Small Homes
July 26, 2017

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas for Small Homes

We work with the style of your house and your list of desires to create an impressive entrance for your home. The goal might be accomplished simply by adding colorful perennials or a focal point such as a stone wall. Some projects, however, require a complete makeover of driveway, front porch entrance and plants. While most people interested in a front yard landscape…

Front Yard Low Maintenance Landscaping Ideas
July 24, 2017

Front Yard Low Maintenance Landscaping Ideas

2. Select Lush, Low-Maintenance Plantings The design goal for this front courtyard in Montecito, California was to create a calming and intimate entry garden. The homeowner requested that the existing hardscape be removed and replaced with something other than lawn. Now a simulated stone path curves through the courtyard with lush, low-maintenance plantings on…

Front Yard Flower Bed Landscaping Ideas
July 10, 2017

Front Yard Flower Bed Landscaping Ideas

Gardening experts say fall is the best time to plant on the Gulf Coast, but before you head to the nursery, we have the five biggest mistakes homeowners make when it comes to gardening in the fall. Avoid these so you don t waste your time and your money!From a distance, Tom Mclesky s front yard looks great. But if you take a closer look you can see it s overrun…

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas on a Budget
June 15, 2017

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas on a Budget

­Picture two brick ranch-style houses, side by side. There s nothing remarkably different about their architecture or aesthetic - except for the yards. One lawn is well-tended with neat beds of vibrant plants splashed among freshly mown Kentucky bluegrass. The other looks pitifully neglected with yellow, parched grass and scraggly shrubs that conceal the house…

Front Yard Retaining Wall Landscaping Ideas
January 16, 2015

Front Yard Retaining Wall Landscaping Ideas

Ideas for using retaining walls for xeriscaping and planting Southwest and Desert Landscapes From this view of the design, you can see the planting placement a little better. The native desert and adaptive plants work very well together in this front yard to create curb appeal and accent the front of this Southwest style home. From this angle you can also see…

Small Front Yard Landscaping Ideas Pictures
December 6, 2016

Small Front Yard Landscaping Ideas Pictures

Impatiens grow well in shady east-facing yards. Front yards with morning sun are excellent for plants that tolerate shady respite from afternoon sun. However, that is only one piece of the puzzle in landscaping an eastern-facing front yard. Designing any yard begins with careful planning so that money, effort and plants are not wasted. Landscaping requires artful…

Landscaping Ideas Front Yard Curb Appeal
October 18, 2014

Landscaping Ideas Front Yard Curb Appeal

Just as every house has a personality — whether it s a ranch, bungalow, Queen Anne, Tudor, Cape Cod or any other architectural style — the landscape that surrounds it has a personality, too, especially out front. There are formal gardens — neatly trimmed and fertilized lawns, tightly manicured evergreens and plenty of straight lines. There are cottage gardens…

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