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  • Erin

    And Moishe calls OUR front yard garden Jurassic Park? This is...incredible.

  • Graciela Villanueva

    No grass front yard

  • Anne Collins

    Garden Makeovers look for small evergreens, grasses, and plants with interesting habits (such as corkscrew willow) for winter good looks. This planting also takes advantage of color to create extra impact. The contrasting purple-and-chartreuse color theme looks great and personalizes the garden.

  • Maurean Winger

    AFTER: front yard planting is filled with plants that look good in all seasons to create an ever-changing display. The contrasting purple-and-chartreuse color theme looks great and personalizes the garden.

  • Ashley Bates

    Love the gray & raspberry house colors!

  • Meagan Vorce

    No mow slope garden

  • LynnMM

    Now that's a proper front garden!

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My dream for the yard where we're living now. I'm pretty sure my roomies wouldn't object to such a lovely, turf-free yard.

Reduce Your Turf - A street-side front yard flower garden adds a pocket of color and breaks up a large expanse of front lawn, creating lots of interest in just a small amount of space.

Lose Your Lawn Enhance a rustic or Arts and Crafts home with a rugged walkway of pavers broken up by pockets of low-growing groundcover, such as this sweet alyssum. Lush plantings on both sides of the path help prevent this small-space front yard from feeling too tiny.

Use these helpful landscaping ideas to make your front yard a beautiful display:

BEFORE: Tough-to-Mow Slope - Sloping front yards can be a lot of work to maintain -- it's not easy trudging up and down with a mower, nor is trying to keep the slope properly fed and watered any fun. If you're facing a situation like this, put in some plantings to dress up your slope and give you more time to enjoy a beautiful front yard.

Use color to easily give your front garden a lot of impact. More front yard flower gardens:

Enjoy Informality Play up casual elements if you have a cottage-style home. Meandering paths, lush plantings, and bit of whimsy all contribute to a relaxed, cottage theme.

Leave Space to Entertain - A great way to give your yard a more welcoming feel is to add a patio. Just like the front porches of days gone by, you can sit back and wave to neighbors while enjoying a cold glass of lemonade on a summer evening. ~ Decorate your front yard patio with a skirt of flowers or a small hedge to help it seem more intimate and enclosed -- without making an unfriendly barrier.

Layering sizes and shapes of greenery creates an eye-catching landscape. More front yard landscape secrets:

DIY garden path with random-shaped flagstones and ground cover plants as filler