Front Yard Curb Appeal

Tuesday, 02 April 2013 14:40

Curb appeal is a landscaping area where you want your front yard to stand out from surrounding properties but blend in with your neighborhood. A few simple improvements will increase your personal enjoyment for the season.

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Mulch
A garden that is weed-free and mulched looks finished. There are a variety of mulch products that can be used in your garden including decorative recycled glass and decomposed granite. The benefits of adding mulch to your soil helps slow weed growth and keeps moisture retention in the soil. 

 

 

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Plan for All Seasons
Keep your front and side yard gardens interesting through the seasons. In spring, bulbs and crabapples will burst into color.  Then perennials such as peonies, daylilies, coreopsis, coneflowers, and black-eyed susans extend colors all through the summer months.  Ornamental grasses will carry your front yard through the fall and winter months.

 

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Container Pots
A few colorful and fragrant container pots can give you the feeling of a new front yard garden and landscape when placed at your entry points for impact.  You can change the container arrangements to compliment the seasons and your perennials.

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