Some front garden ideas are universal. For example, almost every front yard benefits from a mix of evergreens and seasonal flowers. You’ll enjoy year-round greenery and the flexibility to alter flowering plants as the seasons change. Depending on your environment and dedication, you may be able to employ flowering evergreens like azaleas to create a low-maintenance front yard.

When creating a garden, you should consider your dedication and the environment. The demands of each plant vary. A succulent garden will not survive in a shaded New England yard, nor will a fern garden in a hot, sunny Southwest yard.

If you choose plants that are suitable for your climate and yard circumstances, you may build a front garden that will impress your neighbors and increase your home’s worth.

1. Floral Window Boxes and Borders

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Planting a colorful border of flowering plants to brighten your front yard is one of the easiest ways to add interest. In this front garden design, hydrangeas and petunias are employed as annual and perennial flowers, while evergreen bushes provide year-round greenery. The usage of window boxes in this design is charming. They not only enhance the entrance, but also assist guests focus on the house itself. This is a terrific technique to instantly beautify any home, but is especially handy for guest, show, or market homes.

2. Water Feature Entryway

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A little fountain can be placed almost anyplace in your yard, even if you don’t have much space for one. This nook between the front door and the garage is perfect for a pondless fountain. A little pump within the glazed pot circulates the water. A little fountain is a nice option to a rock garden in a shaded area (or weeds). This option is ideal for those who enjoy the sound of running water but do not want to maintain a pond or large fountain.

3. Cottage-Style Planter

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Why not decorate a wooden wheelbarrow with ivy and flowers? This beautiful design is perfect for any yard, but especially for cottage gardens. Petunias, fuschias, and other hanging basket favorites are particularly lovely when they spill over the sides. Use a high-quality potting mix that will retain water in the wheelbarrow to keep your flowers happy during the scorching summer months.

4. Boxwood Pathway

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Add a classic – and classy – boxwood hedge to your entry path. The thickly leaved branches of boxwood shrubs can be easily fashioned into a variety of patterns. They can be left small and circular, like in this front yard concept, or cut into a short rectangular hedge to help direct guests to a house’s front door. A short hedge, along with a colorful groundcover like creeping thyme or phlox, is a low-maintenance option for flower beds and walkway borders.

5. Annual and evergreen flowerbed

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Mixing flower kinds from different seasons ensures a year-round display of colors. To create a lush cottage garden, evergreen shrubs are alternated with spring and summer blooms and annual greenery. The riot of pinks, reds, and greens not only complements the house’s design but also makes it more inviting. The window boxes are planted with the same annual as the yard border, which not only pulls attention upwards but also unifies the front yard.

6. Updateable Potted Border

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If you’re a newbie gardener or find yourself too busy to maintain your flower bed, consider this simple concept. You can buy potted flowers, evergreen bushes, or creeping groundcovers and just switch them out as the seasons change. This is a great concept for neglected side yards. This method can also be used to introduce showy annuals to established perennial beds.

7. Showy Stone Planters

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This succulent arrangement is great for a xeriscape or low water yard. Succulents come in a wide range of colors and require minimal care. Use a variety of textures and varieties, including miniature yuccas or aloes for height and creeping succulents to fill in gaps. Water and care requirements are low, thus this succulent planter may be used in virtually any environment. If you reside somewhere with chilly or wet winters, bring your planters indoors.

8. Low Upkeep Colorful Evergreen Border

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Do you want to avoid annual flowers yet still have a splash of color in your front yard? While evergreens keep a yard from seeming bleak in the winter, azaleas produce stunning bloom displays in the spring and early summer. They range in color from deep fuschia to white and are suited to many climes. They give interest to an entryway display when mixed with other non-blooming evergreens, without the extra work of annual flowers or bulbs.

9. Clematis Wall

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Hide an unsightly wall, fence, or mailbox. Consider clematis trellises instead of ivy. The genus has around 300 species of this spectacular flower. Keep it in cold, moist soil with lots of sun. It is deciduous in colder climates and evergreen in warmer climates. Every summer, you will be rewarded with a profusion of colorful flowers. Flowers come in a variety of hues and shapes, including pink, purple, white, and indigo.

10. Vintage Bicycle Planter

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A antique bicycle planter adds quirkiness to your yard. You may make a shabby chic display by hanging the front and rear pannier baskets from the bike. Like in this front yard concept, use it against a tree or a wall with colorful annuals or ivy. Include antiqued signage or other rustic pieces for a decorative touch. Use a high-quality potting mix that drains well but retains moisture to keep flowers happy in hot weather.