152 Easy and Effective Front Yard Landscaping Ideas & Pictures

Are you ready to improve your home with some simple garden ideas? It takes some work and effort to create and maintain a beautiful garden, but it’s a worthwhile endeavor. We have compiled 152 effective front yard landscaping ideas and tips to give you some inspiration.

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Magnolia Bluff

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by Greenbank Gardens

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Custom Cottage Community – First Pocket Neighborhood

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by LAND DEVELOPMENT AND BUILDING, LLC

Why Curb Appeal Matters

When you have a beautiful front yard, it can bring a lot of joy. There’s nothing as soothing as sitting on your porch or a garden chair and enjoying the fresh air and beautiful scenery. It could be the trees, the flowers, the shrubbery, or the different forms of greenery that inspire you the most and help you take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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Seaside Low Maintenance Landscapes

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by Maria Hickey & Associates Landscapes

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Front Stamped Concrete Walkway

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by DiSabatino Landscaping and Tree Care

Besides the personal benefits to you and your family of a beautiful front yard with lots of curb appeal, there are benefits for your whole street and neighborhood. When your front yard landscaping is done well, this improves the look and appeal of the entire street. You might even inspire some of your neighbors to d the same and give their front yards an overhaul.

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Comstock Hills – Total Renovation, Spanish Transitional

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by Dana Benson Construction

06.

Georgian Style Home Walkway

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by NSPJ Architects

Should you ever decide to sell your property, its curb appeal might be a major influence on how many potential house viewers and buyers you get. The better the front yard landscaping and maintenance, the better the house’s interior is likely to be. Front yard landscaping projects are always worth the investment.

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Mid-Century Pool Build

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by Blue Stone Construction

Front Yard Landscaping on a Budget

You don’t have to have a very large budget to make your front yard or your backyard look exceptional. There are lots of front yard landscaping ideas and suggestions you can use to make the space look good and even appear more expensive than it really is. By paying attention to the fine details and having a clear garden design in mind, you can make it elegant yet simple. There are many places to find front yard landscaping ideas and inspiration.

One great way to keep your landscaping costs low is to pay attention to the products and services you use. You can save a lot when you repurpose and reuse garden material.

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Front Landscape – Bel Marin Keys Lagoon Side Residence

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by Dig Your Garden Landscape Design

If you don’t want to pay for a professional landscaper, you can always go with the DIY approach and cuts your costs. DIY landscaping may be something you want to look into particularly if you enjoy gardening, have some spare time, and only have small front yard landscaping to do. You can use most of the front yard landscaping ideas we’re going to touch on as DIY ideas if you are leaning towards that approach. If you are just starting with gardening, you are going to need some landscaping equipment, including a wheelbarrow, and other garden tools.

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Walkways & Paths

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by The Pattie Group Inc

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Urban Garden Roof Entrance

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by James Martin Associates

Simple Front Yard Landscaping Ideas to Try

It’s time to explore our five landscaping ideas to transform your front yard garden.

Go Long-term with Perennials

When you plan out your front yard landscaping and consider various garden design ideas, it’s always good to have a long-term view. After all, you don’t just want a lovely garden this season, but for years to come. One way to expand your garden planning is to include more perennial plants in addition to any annuals you already have. They have the benefits of lasting more than two growing seasons and requiring less work and maintenance than annuals. Some great examples include the encore series of azaleas and lush hydrangeas. You can check which flowers and plants grow best in your climate region before you set up your flowerbeds.

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Conscious Stream Scape 2 Year Update – Silverlake

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by Ketti Kupper Conscious Life Design

Heighten the Appeal with a Garden Trellis

Trellises serve both aesthetic and functional purposes in a garden. These fence-like structural provide a sorting framework for growing climbers. There are so many plants you can grow here to enhance the beauty of your front yard and the entrance to your home. A clematis climbing wall plant is one idea, and it produces beautiful flowers. You can also add climbing vegetables like sweet peas. The choice is yours. This setup can also double up as a privacy screen to segment various places in your front yard layout.

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Gardens/Landscaping

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by J & C Masonry & Landscaping, Inc.

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Landscaping Highlights

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by Sisson Landscapes

Lead Up to the Front Entryway

The best front yard landscapes have one thing in common- they center the focus on the main entrance. If you are going to do one thing with your garden and home renovation project, make sure that the doorway leading up to the front door has some statement features and greenery.

The easiest way to accomplish this front yard landscaping idea is to add a path down your front yard. There are lots of pathway options you can explore, including brick, cobblestone, and concrete. Remember to think about the colors and styles of the pavement material you choose. To top it off, you can add some type of greenery to line the edges of the path and make your walkway stand out all the more. A cheerful floral border is among the best garden decor ideas in combination with a new or remodeled walkway.

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Chic Sustainable Entry Garden- Los Feliz

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by Ketti Kupper Conscious Life Design

Freshen the Yard with a Water Feature

Most landscapers and designers agree that adding a water feature to your front yards is among the best methods of making an impression with your garden. You can go big with an elaborate water fountain or small pond. As an alternative, you can choose a simple and low-cost option. You can also highlight the borders of the feature with some stones or water-loving plants, depending on what looks best.

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Summer Havest 2

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by Shaw Design Group

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Long Beach Drought Tolerant Landscape

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by CaliScape Landscape Services

There’s something about having an attractive and well-kept water fountain or feature in your yard that can make the place look more expensive and feel more welcoming. It’s a great way to attract more birds to the area as well. You’re going to enjoy admiring the new feature from your porch or the indoors through the windows.

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Modern cottage with low water frontyard planting

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by June Scott Design

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Driveway, Front Yard and Backyard Landscaping

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by Neave Group Outdoor Solutions

Don’t Neglect Lawn Care

It might seem obvious, but taking good care of your front yard grass is an easy way to transform the area. Keep the grass mowed down, and make sure that it is watered well. You should focus a lot of your landscaping efforts on maintaining good borders and edges around the variety of island features and distinct sections in the landscape. A crisp and clean edge around your lawn grass can speak volumes and serve as the foundation to all your other front yard landscaping efforts.

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Modern Rain Garden Driveway

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by Gravel and Green

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Plantig design and planting

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by Renz Landscapes

Other Front Yard Landscaping Ideas to Consider

There are so many other ideas worth exploring. Here is a shortlist of some of them:

  • Landscape lighting
  • Hanging baskets
  • Island of succulents
  • Rock garden
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Chicago Bluestone Retreat

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by Kemora Landscapes

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Before and After Landscape Transformation

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by Living Designs By Linda

Conclusion

We gave you several great front yard landscaping ideas to increase the curb appeal of your home. With this inspiration, you can change up the configuration of your front yard and make it everything you dream it could be. Expect to get a lot of comments from your visitors and everyone who passed by your home

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Transitional Entry & Water Feature

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by Tri-Scapes Landscaping

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A Progressive Mission Style Casa in San Juan

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by GRADY-O-GRADY Construction & Development, Inc.

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homes by the sea

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by Q Design Group LLC

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Residential 4

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by Greenmark Environmental

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Lake Forest Estate

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by Rocco Fiore & Sons, Inc

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Cazenovia Lake House

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by A J Miller Landscape Architecture PLLC

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Sea Glass House

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by Amy Martin Landscape Design

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Zero Lawn Xeriscape

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by David Morello Garden Enterprises, Inc

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Burlingame Garden Retreat

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by The Garden Route Company

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Driveways and Courtyards

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by The MacDowell Company

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Four Tiered Marble Fountain

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by Italian Marble, LLC

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Barrington Hills Residence

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by Doering Landscape Company

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spagat front

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by Identity Construction

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Cottage Garden with Curb Appeal

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by Nature’s Perspective Landscaping

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Front Yard Landscape Project in Buffalo

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by Gorski Landscaping

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Wilmington Estate Landscape

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by Wallace Landscape Associates

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Bird Key Modern Bungalow

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by BORDEN Landscape Design

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Succulents in the front

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by Cool Designs for Landscapes

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Idyllic Modern

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by David Thorne Landscape Architect

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Queen Anne Hill, Seattle WA

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by Michael Muro Garden Design

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Cabins – American Dream Builders

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by Bohler Builders Group, Inc.

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Garde Details-Planting Design

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by Scott Mantz Associates, Inc

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New Perennial Style

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by Hey Nice Garden

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English Garden, California Style

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by BE Landscape Design

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Myrtle View House

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by Don Tankersley & Co.

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Landscaping

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by Kingdom Landscape

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Big Alpine

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by MARPA DESIGN STUDIO

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Nichols HIlls – OKC

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by Unique by Design

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Front Planting Design and Walkway. Wantagh, NY.

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by Autumn Leaf Landscape Design

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Design Build: Spanish – Early California

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by The Design Build Company

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Front walkway redesign

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by Heather Green, REALTOR®, Alain Pinel Realtors

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tresarca

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by Assemblage Studio

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Low Water Gardens

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by JPM Landscape

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Sullivan’s Island Beach House

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by REMARK

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Merrick Luxurios Landscape

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by Paccione & Sons Landscape Designs Inc.

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Clopay Products

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by Precision Garage Door of Akron

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Ponderosa Renovation

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by Showcase Landscape & Irrigation

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Daniel Island, Charleston Residence

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by REMARK

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Commencement Bay Residence

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by Studio 342 Landscape Architecture

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English Jewel Box

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by Mariani Landscape

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Mid-Century Post and Beam

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by Joel Reis Architecture and Real Estate Photography

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California Heights Craftsman Xeriscape

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by California Eco Design, Inc.

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Naples, Florida Modern Private Residence

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by Harwick Homes

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Ft. Washington, PA

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by GLDesigns

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Aisian Inspired garden Sculpture

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by Matthew Giampietro Garden Design

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Unique Outdoor Entrance

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by Odd Job Landscaping

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Custom Cottage Community – First Pocket Neighborhood

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by LAND DEVELOPMENT AND BUILDING, LLC

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Spring Bulb Design