Many people have obstacles on their property that they would like to hide or dress up. For instance, take this ugly 500-gallon propane tank that sits in the wide open. To make it more appealing three seasons of the year, native daylily flowers were planted in a border around the tank.
Add a Porch. Front porches are back in business, especially if there's room for a bench or a chair to welcome guests to the front of the home. Be sure to check building codes for setback requirements. Also, if you plan to entertain there, make sure your porch has at least 12 X 24 feet of space.