A Formal Cottage Front Yard

Tips for front yard designs with a cottage garden atmosphere

This front yard design follows a somewhat formal cottage theme which fits the home very well. The planting ideas are matched and balanced on both sides of the sidewalk. The white plantings which catch your attention right away help create a cottage garden atmosphere.

The hedges that line the front sidewalk are classic for formal gardens but are far from the design style of cottage gardens which are generally whimsical by nature.