Funny thing about this pin... I saw this fence in a slideshow of front yard makeovers YEARS ago, and L*O*V*E*D it. Except then I forgot where I saw it. It took me a bit of searching, but I finally dug it up, and bookmarked it. Wish I'd just had pinterest from the beginning! Yellow Flowers, Picket Fence, White Fence, Front Yards, Curb Appeal, Gardens, Green House, Yards Makeovers, Purple Flower
Use Layers in the Garden: Some of the best gardens use layering -- where you combine layers of plants that grow at different heights. This is a great example; the white alyssum and purple-leafed lobelia in the front set the stage for taller tulips and butterfly flower, which are in turn backed by society garlic and a wall topped by glowing pink bougainvillea.
Craftsman makeover (after) The next step―despite having only 18 feet between porch and wall to work with― was creating a convincing garden. Michelle managed to squeeze in a maple tree, wisteria vine, weeping bamboo, ornamental grasses, a fountain, and a dry river bed to create good feng shui―all without the space feeling crowded.
Front Yard Rock Garden. Even if you don't have a naturally rocky site, you can easily create one. In this front yard, a stone wall offers an ideal foundation and border for a variety of low-growing alpine classics, including Aubrieta 'Royal Blue', Phlox subulata, and Potentilla. Gypsophila franzii and Dianthus 'Tiny Rubies' fill crevices between stones and help to integrate the stone wall with the rest of the terrace garden
nstead of having to mow your front yard once a week (or more) to keep it looking good, indulge in rich plantings. This crafty gardener mixed ornamentals, herbs, and vegetables to create a beautiful front yard that takes a lot less time to keep looking good than a lawn. Her front yard is the perfect place to grab some fresh herbs for dinner.