In my opinion, the best part about spring is creating gorgeous curb appeal that will last all summer. I love the flowers, the greenery, and making my own little garden oasis. This year I won't be able to do that since our home isn't finished, but I'm already brainstorming ideas for next year!
Enjoy these front yard landscaping and floral ideas that will hopefully help to inspire your own curb appeal and love for gardening.
Front Yard Landscaping and Floral Ideas
For me it all starts in the flower pots. Beautiful flower pots can be used just about anywhere around the house. They bring so much color and I easy to change out year after year. Full tutorial here on how to plant beautiful flower pots
Do any of you have those ugly utility boxes in their front yard? Sometimes they are really inconvenient, but there are fun ways to be creative in "hiding" them in your yard. This is a fun idea to create some curb appeal and hide the utility box. Source here.
If grass isn't your thing, this is a really fun way to change the look of your front yard from traditional sod. Putting in only shrubs and flowers is a really awesome change, although, probably more work! Source.
This is a beautiful one too with the brightly colored flowers. The boxwood hedge create a great barrier for the flowers to grow up against. Source unknown.
If you are looking for something a little more simple, putting in one type of plant/flower along a front walk can be very stunning. It create a beautiful pop of color that is different from greenery. Source.
Don't be afraid to go big and bold with your choices, especially with flowers like these ever popular hydrangeas. These are some of my favorite flowers!
They are so vibrant and come in a variety of colors. They also bloom all summer giving so much color. Source.
And don't be afraid to "pack" it in. A cottage style floral bed like this one tends to create a more cozy and relaxed atmosphere compared to straight lines and minimal planting beds. Source here.
Green Landscaping Ideas
I really love it when walkways are lined with shrubs. This is a really fun one that pops with the white rock and wood path. What a great way to welcome your guest to your home. Source.
Don't ever underestimate the power of greenery and shrubs. A classy look can be better than anything! Source. This beautiful row of hostas is perfect for a shady pathway.
Window Boxes and Picket Fences
Another fun way to change up your front yard landscaping is by adding in window boxes, just like this really cute one from The Lily Pad Cottage. See more here. There are even some really great faux plants, that look real. So, you don't have to water them either!
There are so many different styles and ways to use a trellis, just like this one. If you have limited garden space, these are a great way to still get beautiful florals or plants by growing up instead of out. A trellis is great for bringing a cottage vibe to your landscaping. And not to mention, they can just look really cool. Source.
This modern DIY garden trellis is an awesome option if you want to try building your own. They are also great way to add privacy once the plants have grown up it. See it here.
Try sprucing up your front curb appeal by adding an archway, which can technically also be a trellis. I love this one and the beautiful flowers covering it. Source. Not to mention it is fun for your guests to walk through.
Make use of those boring necessities we have to have, like your mailbox. Turn it into a visual art display like this one! Source unknown. I love the bike details with the fence to add beautiful flowers.
Here is another one that is a little more simple and with a retaining stone wall built around the base. It creates the perfect space for flowers, to liven up the flowers. Source.
Another fun option is to add a decorative fence. I love these types of fences because they really push the cottage vibe! They also add a fun backdrop to all those beautiful flowers. Source.
I couldn't help but reminisce over my flowers from years past. I loved creating this look with lots of variety and colors. See more details here.
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