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Front yard design ideas, inspiration & pictures

  1. Bāgh Burle-Marxii:  Front yard by Baghorama Landscape Architects
  2. Sky Box House:  Front yard by Garg Architects
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  4. Residential Landscape at Jodhpur #design creation @Ravi & Nupur Architects:  Front yard by RAVI - NUPUR ARCHITECTS
  5. Pure towel embroidery machine:  Front yard by Taizhou Yeshi Embroidery Machine Manufacture Co., Ltd
  6. Residence for Mr Patel in Bangalore:  Front yard by Studio . abhilashnarayan
  7. School for Visually Impaired:  Front yard by Shreya Lakhankar
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  9. Beautiful Cottages:  Front yard by MOS DESIGNS
  10. Residential Interiors:  Front yard by Ink Architecture
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  14. Marble Planter:  Front yard by Grp Marbles
  15. Marble Planter:  Front yard by Grp Marbles
  16. Marble Planter:  Front yard by Grp Marbles
  17. Karne Farmhouse :  Front yard by Baghorama Landscape Architects
  18. Karne Farmhouse :  Front yard by Baghorama Landscape Architects
  19. Karne Farmhouse :  Front yard by Baghorama Landscape Architects
  20. Bāgh Burle-Marxii:  Front yard by Baghorama Landscape Architects
  21. Bāgh Burle-Marxii:  Front yard by Baghorama Landscape Architects
  22. Aranya Bagh - The Rain forest:  Front yard by Baghorama Landscape Architects
  23. The Iridescent Bagh:  Front yard by Baghorama Landscape Architects
  24. The Iridescent Bagh:  Front yard by Baghorama Landscape Architects
  25. Pawna Lake Camping:  Front yard by Pawna Lake Camping | Pawna Nights
  26. AANGAN:  Front yard by MAAD Concepts
  27. AANGAN:  Front yard by MAAD Concepts
  28. AANGAN:  Front yard by MAAD Concepts
  29. AANGAN:  Front yard by MAAD Concepts
  30. 4bhk  completed interior project at acme ozone manpada ghodbundar thane:  Front yard by KUMAR INTERIOR THANE
  31. Week End Cottage :  Front yard by Spacecraftt Architects
  32. Col Prabhakar's house:  Front yard by Myriadhues
  33. BUNGALOW - Mr. Rajesh :  Front yard by DESIGNER'S CIRCLE

How do I create a front yard garden? 

To know where to start a landscape transformation, consider your options and the space you will need. You can even move the outdoor living area to the back yard to keep it more private

First, start by adding organic matter into the soil. Make sure you choose the right plants by studying the landscape or consult a professional gardener. Know a tree or shrub’s ultimate size before you put it in the ground. You can add finishing touches like containers, hanging baskets and window boxes which gives more color to the landscape. Also, add your personal touches to your garden such as garden art, statues, water features, a garden pond, birdhouse or architectural fragments and night lights positioned to walkways.

What are the different types of plants I can use in my front yard?

It is challenging to come up with a color scheme that will satisfy your individual taste. Identify what you like and what you don't. Here are some tips to help guide your decision:

- Trees: the tallest of the landscape plants, provide shade

- Shrubs: small trees, well suited for sculptural accents

- Annual plants: known for their ornamental beauty, but must be replanted every year. Includes flowering plants such as marigold, sunflowers and poppies. They work well in containers and as bedding plants.

- Perennials: low maintenance plants which only need be planted once. Includes plants like lavender, salvia and california fuchsias. They can tolerate a wide variety of conditions.

- Grasses: require a lot of maintenance such as proper irrigation, fertilization, mowing and dethatching. However, they provide a graceful and delicate appearance in the garden.

The design principles of unity and simplicity often go together. Several plants of the same color and kind have more effect and give greater pleasure in a landscape than one each of several types. Use only enough variety for sustaining bloom and adding visual interest. If you want more types of plants, say for continual harvests of many kinds of fruit, try combining plants with similar or at least compatible shapes, textures, and foliage or bloom colors.

How do I create a harmonious look between the parking space and the garden?

Firstly, zone the space for parking and the garden. Then, plant between the paving stones and create a suitable curve, but keep it simple. Finally fit a fabulous door to the parking space and you’re on your way to the perfect front yard!

What are some ideas to create walkways?

Walkways can be made out of bricks, stones, or pavers. First, you need to zone the walkways and the garden by creating a fence of rocks. Use stacked stones or pebbles to outline the walkways and the front yard. Here are some tips for laying out walkways:

- Follow natural access patterns when laying out walks. A straight path, though less charming, is the shortest and least expensive, and sometimes the most sensible.

- Use curves, jogs, or steps only where there is a reason, not just to meander. Combine practicality with visual appeal by making walks at least 36 inches wide. If scale permits, 42 to 54 inches is better so two people can walk together. For an illusion of greater or lesser distance, widen one end. Extra width at curves is pleasant.

- Ideally, walks should slope 1 to 5 percent, never more than 10. If the entry is steeper, use curves, jogs, steps, or ramps. Let plants make the journey interesting.

- Make walls, fences, or hedges near walks less than 2 feet so people can swing their arms or carry packages without feeling crowded. Between the walk and taller verticals, a buffer zone of ground cover, lawn, flowers, or mulch at least 2 feet wide gives more room for movement.

How do I make the most of a small front yard?

Many garden ideas and front yard landscaping ideas for small front yards are available on homify. Basically, however you need to lay a stepping stone path and then plant masses of blooms and bring on green for display. Create a front patio with a flower lined path and fill in grass for the perfect lawn. Make advantages of plant boxes and mix and match the textures ( stones, white pebbles, bricks, plants, flowers, grass and rocks) or keep it simple by using only one of these. Arbors and pergolas are classic small yard landscaping ideas and great ways to frame a view, but you can do the same with shrubs, small trees, or even pieces of garden art. Also look for backyard ideas for storage so that you can optimise on your front yard space.