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How to Make a Dreamy Front Yard Garden

Posted on March 15th, 2018

How to Make a Dreamy Front Yard Garden

If you have decided that it is time to spruce up the front yard and create a stunning and dreamy garden, then learning a bit about landscaping options and other pro tips may be just what you need to get the motivation and inspiration you need to get started.

“Hardscaping” and Landscaping

Hardscaping is another way to describe a form of landscaping that you can do in your front yard garden. Using elements such as gravel, tiles, or rocks are creative ways to create a design for the garden that is also functional.

These elements will help in areas that are especially prone to droughts because it still gives you a viable way to dress up the garden without having to worry about killing off your plants and flowers when there is a dry spell.

Using mulch is also a clever way to help keep the soil cool and will hold in moisture and allow the roots of the plants to breathe.

Incorporating some lighting elements can also make a dreamy front yard garden and are also functional and useful as well. Solar accent lights that do not require any actual electricity are the ideal choice and can easily and effectively illuminate the front walk and can even add a much-needed safety feature to your yard.

Consult with a Professional

If you are unsure of where to start or don’t have the slightest idea of what you would want or need to create a dreamy front yard garden, you should never be afraid to consult with a professional from 512landscaping.

We know the Austin area and will also be able to recommend plants and flowers that they know will do well in your yard. We can also make recommendations for what landscaping will work well in the space you have available.

Don’t Ignore the Mailbox

When creating a dreamy front yard garden, you should remember to consider all aspects of the yard, and this means not overlooking the mailbox.

The mailbox is a key element to the front yard, and that means that you should make sure that the mailbox is cleaned and maintained so as not to detract from the beauty of the rest of the yard.

Using spray paint to freshen up the mailbox is an innovative idea. However, make sure you are using a spray paint that is made for the outdoors and is durable and will help prevent rust.

Like the mailbox, the front door can also be overlooked. Painting the door with a good exterior paint and even using some potted plants and flowers to help liven up and brighten the front entryway are all good ideas when you are trying to turn the front yard into a garden you can be proud of.

Make sure to use plants that require minimal effort and maintenance, so you will not have to add to an ever-growing list of chores you may already have. Annual plants and impatiens would be the ideal choice and are relatively inexpensive, yet beautiful options.

No matter what you do, remembering to look at each aspect of the yard and finding ways to tie everything together are all effective ways of getting you on the right path to creating a dreamy front yard garden.

Incorporate your favorite colors and flowers and find creative ways to create a functional and beautiful space that is sure to impress any passersby while also allowing you to stay within a budget and requires minimal time and effort to maintain.


Want help creating your dream garden and yard? Give 512landscaping a call today at 512-653-6742



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