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DIY Yard Design Where To Begin
There's an old saying that states something like - "Getting Started Is Half Finished".And so many times I find this to be true as I see do..
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Plant Placement And Repetition
While this planting scheme is nothing fancy, it does show some good choices with placement and repetition. A lot of evergreens for a ...
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Minimizing Lawn Area
Here's a good use of space to cut down on lawn area. A common problem people run into when trying to minimize lawn and grass area is ...
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Southwest Front Yard Entry
This Southwest Front yard landscaping has a lot to offer for some good Southwest design ideas. A great example of Southwest colors and ...
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Corner Lot Front Yard
If you pick up any ideas from this corner lot design, I do hope they're the ones we intend to show. While it wouldn't take much to fix ...
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Southwest Front Yard Entry Gate
Simple Southwest landscape planting ideas around the front entry gate. Some of the plants visible in this front yard design are listed below
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A Long Narrow Courtyard
A major design influence for this long narrow entry courtyard is due to no water access or planting beds. As an after thought to an ...
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Three Level Front Yard Retaining Wall
This front yard retaining wall planter not only helps terrace the slope, but also adds some added interest to the landscape by creating ...
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Modern Home Hillside Front Yard
I'm not real sure about any design points being made for this hillside front yard design. Without any ground cover, ground cover plants, ...
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A Front Lawn On A Slope
This lawn is almost too steep to not have any terracing, leveling and retaining walls. If not done correctly, with heavy watering or heavy..
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Stained Concrete Circular Driveway Landscape
This design makes good use of the access to the home as part of the landscape. Some type of access is necessary to the front door of this...
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Simple Entryway Planting Scheme
This clean front entry design shows how simple design can look very nice and inviting. No clutter or overplanting and nothing obstructing...
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Cozy Front Porch Patio Swing
While many front porches are created primarily for entrance and greeting of guests. Some folks spend a lot of time sitting out on the ...
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Front Entry Sidewalk Planting Schemes
Among other things, you can take some good entry sidewalk planting ideas and examples from the way these hedges and other plants are laid ..
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Small Front Entry Courtyard
Depending on its purpose and functionality, a small entryway courtyard like this could be seen as either crowded or cozy and inviting. As...
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Find A Landscape Designer, Contractor, Or Landscaping Company
Being one of two landscape designers in a 140 mile radius, I know there's a huge need. Sure, there are plenty of landscapers but no ...
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Avoid Narrow Lawn Strips If Possible
Thin narrow strips of lawn like the one in the front of this yard are generally very difficult to water without waste due to overspray...
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Hillside Gravel Driveway Front Yard
This front yard gravel driveway and surrounding landscape do a good job of keeping the existing slope and hillside in place. And at the ...
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A Privacy Hedge Idea For Limited Space
Generally, a privacy hedge is created from dense tall evergreen shrubs and bushes that have no other purpose. However, some plants can ...
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Mediterranean Front Yard Planting Tips
This view of the finished front yard is from the street looking toward the home and far right of the yard. It shows some of the plants ...
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Terraced Desert Southwest Front Yard Design
These examples of the terraced desert landscape are of the project in progress. See: Desert Southwest Design 10 to see this project ...
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Southwest Front Gate Flagstone Walkway
When I was designing this landscape I pictured it more as a giant courtyard than I did as a front yard. Even though the walls aren't very ..
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Two Story Brick Home Front Entry Idea
The front yard and entry of this brick home looks like so many others in this directory. Actually, I should probably check to see if i ...
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Desert Landscape Front Yard Flower Bed
So exactly what makes a desert landscape design a desert design? As far as the elements in this design, I would say most everything.The ...
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Decorative Landscaping Mulch
Besides the natural color that bark mulch usually comes in, it can also be purchased in a few decorative colors. Black or red are the most..
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Small Front Yard Flagstone Patio
This small front yard flagstone patio sitting area is the main focal point of this entire circular driveway design. Even with all the ...
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Rustic Front Yard Planting Beds
Simple landscaping ideas like these can be very inspirational. These pictures of this particular simple rustic design are included to ...
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Front Yard Curved Retaining Wall
This retaining wall idea is very simple in both design and elements. Honestly, compared to the rest of the front yard design, not much ...
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Desert Southwest Front Yard Retaining Wall
From this view of the design, you can see the planting placement a little better. The native desert and adaptive plants work very well ...
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Front Yard Designs On A Budget
This is a good example of a typical mass produced cookie cutter low budget front yard design that you would find in a new housing ...
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Cottage Style Home Front Yard
Cottage gardens were originally created to raise crops to sustain families. Space was used wisely and flowers were few or established by ...
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Mediterranean Front Yard Border Planting
This Picture shows this Mediterranean Front Yard and border beds from a whole different angle. From here you can get a feel for the shape ..
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Steep Hillside Front Yard Drainage Issues
In an area that doesn't get much rain, the only real effecient way to water a steep hillside landscape like this is with individual drip ...
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Curved Flagstone Front Lawn Path
This is just beyond where the two entry ways meet. As you can see in southwest design 4, this direction leads away from the front door ...
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A Simple Clean Front Yard Design
This design uses some simple and basic methods of accenting the entry walkway of this home while creating flower bed areas on both sides ...
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Italian Front Yard Flower Bed Design
In this picture of the front yard we can see the contrasts between the concrete curbs around the flower beds and the darker bark mulch ...
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Front Entry Steps Planting Ideas
Front yard entry steps like this add a lot of class and curb appeal to the home and so should have planting ideas that are at least as ...
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Front Porch Entry
Generally, landscaping is designed to accent the home rather than hide it. However, in some instances, the norm isn't what is needed to ...
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A Desert Front Yard Planting Scheme
The front yard part of this design was so easy to create using the Southwest and desert plants that are adapted to our area. While the ...
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Front To Backyard Transitions With Side Yards
Most times, landscapes and yards will have a definite defining point between the backyard and the front by means of gates, fences, or ...
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Front Yard Retaining Wall Planter
Sometimes it's desirable or necessary to add a wall to your front yard for either privacy, security, safety, or all of the above. If it's ..
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A Long Narrow Front Yard On A Slope
This Narrow front yard idea uses some real simple methods and principles to get its successful combination of different elements. While ...
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An Evergreen Front Yard Design
This is a well thought out front yard landscape. As well as being almost completely evergreen, the design is very pleasant and well placed..
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Rustic Front Yard Design
The planting beds are bordered with concrete borders that have footers 6 to 8 inches deep to help keep out grass and weeds. This border ...
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Shady Cottage Front Yard
Shady cottage garden designs like this are some of my favorites. They have such a woodsy, tranquil, old world atmosphere. Because of the ...
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Front Porch Decor And Design
In some front yard landscaping projects, the front porch is the final point leading into the home from the street or driveway. In other ...
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Brick Front Sidewalk Entry
From a practical standpoint, front yard sidewalks and entries leading from the street are generally created to provide invitation and ...
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Front Yard Landscaping For Curb Appeal
Creating curb appeal is one of those landscaping areas where you want your front yard to stand out from surrounding yards without being ...
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Front Yard Landscaping Examples
In some instances, creating a better landscape for curb appeal may require accenting or hiding certain elements such as bare foundations ...
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A Backyard Flower Garden Plan
This design idea probably doesn't belong in this directory as it appears to be a backyard garden. Still, it may be an inspiration to some ..
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Terraced Cottage Garden Front Yard
More than just the landscape, the home itself is what makes this front yard a cottage garden more than the planting scheme or design shape..
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Formal Mass Planting Schemes
While this isn't your basic residential front yard landscaping, it is a great example of a few of the principles of design such as balance..
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Front Yard Landscaping
Besides all the front yard designs, plans, and pictures in the directory, there are also several directories of specific details such as ...
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Desert Southwest Front Yard Design
This Southwest front yard landscape design is not only a great example of Southwest landscaping but also a true example of the principle ...
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Driveway Border Planting
This is a nice driveway border layout with a lot of evergreen plants for all season interest. Evergreens are great elements for creating ...
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A Tropical Front Yard Patio Design
There are a few elements that give this front yard patio its tropical feel and atmosphere. Along with the house itself and a few of the ...
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Tropical Front Yard Rock Garden Entry Idea
A rock garden like most any other rock garden. Except that this one by the front door entry of this Mediterranean style home is a ...
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Front Yard Foundation Planting
Here's a good example of foundation planting that takes the view from the home into consideration. I've seen too many examples of ...
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Front Yard Courtyard Entry Planting Beds
This is a nice way to accent and break up the dead space of this front yard courtyard wall. Adding a courtyard sitting area to the entry ...
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Front Lawn Island Planting Beds
Creating planter beds like this is always an easy and economical way to break up a large lawn area, create a focal point, or extend front ..
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Mediterranean Front Yard Landscape Design
This front yard gets its real feel and atmosphere from the Mediterranean type plants used. Typically, you can change the feel of most ...
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Terraced Steep Slope Front Yard
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Terracing A Front Yard On A Slope With Steps
Generally, the front yard design is all about access, invitation, and parking space. All three have been successfully addressed in this ...
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Steps On A Hillside Front Yard
While this terracing and steps is a good idea for creating a level lawn area on this hillside, there's still some room for some more ...
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Wishing Well Courtyard
It's all a matter of personality. This wishing well in the middle of this courtyard as well as most garden decor ideas are a reflection ...
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Front Yard Home Landscaping Ideas
Design ideas for front yard landscaping and plans for backyards usually have different purposes. Most front yards generally follow a ...
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Simple Bare Bones Front Yard Designs
Some folks a perfectly happy with landscaping that is basic, simple, clean, and easy to take care of. And other than the small rock ...
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Corner Lot Front Yard Design
It takes a little imagination to get a feel of what this corner lot will look like on the ground. It is different and abstract. And for ...
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Tropical Landscaping
As you'll see in this pictures gallery, along with style of home, tropical landscaping gets much of its atmosphere from the plants used...
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Southwest Style Yard Designs
The Desert Southwest design style is catching on in a real big way. And not just in Arizona, New Mexico, and other arid desert regions...
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A Front Yard On A Corner Lot
Basic corner lot landscaping layouts like this are the common majority. A dominant lawn area and some foundation plantings fill in most of..
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Shady Front Yard Cul-De-Sac
This front yard design is actually one of my first. The shape of the lot, existing features, and the fact that it is extremely shady gave...
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Cul-De-Sac Front Yard Ideas
This cul-de-sac landscaping idea won't apply to everyone and especially for those moving into an already existing culdesac, neighborhood...
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A Japanese Front Yard Landscape Design
If you get the impression of a Japanese influence when you look at this small front yard landscape, can you define what it is that makes ...
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A Formal Cottage Front Yard
This front yard design follows a somewhat formal cottage theme which fits the home very well. The planting ideas are matched and balanced...
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Rust Lawn Disease
When Rust first appears, it shows up as small orange or reddish-brown flecks on the blades of grass. These flecks eventually grow ...
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