Roll out your front yard welcome mat with the help of easy-care landscaping. Perennials, annuals, flowering shrubs and color-rich trees create a lush landscape that sets the scene for a warm, inviting home year-round. Let’s start transforming your front yard with this simple techniques and tips. Make a thoughtful planning before you begin will yield results that last for decades whether you choose to overhaul your entire front yard in one season or spread the work and investment over several seasons.
Limit the number of species of flowering plants, shrubs and trees and aim for no more than five to ten species of perennials, three to five different shrubs and one or two types of trees. Plan a planting bed that is large enough to accommodate your mix of plants. Repeat plant forms and textures to unify plantings and repeat it along the entry walkway, about halfway between the roadway and the house and near the house. Take a look at these pictures of simple, fresh and beautiful front yard landscaping ideas below.