Landscape Design Ideas for Your Front & Back Yards

How can you spend more time at home? Give your outdoor spaces a makeover. A garden or patio can be transformed into a welcoming space that will increase your living area. With the right landscaping, your yard can be transformed into a spot for relaxing while working remotely, a meeting place for Zoom, or just somewhere to relax and enjoy a good day. These landscape design ideas will transform your outdoor spaces from dull to beautiful.

Ideas for landscaping your front yard

You can transform your front yard to increase curb appeal and function, regardless of its size.

1. Welcome to the home

Your front door is the first thing that passersby see. Consider the front door of your home and consider whether it is a reflection of your personality. You can easily give your front door a lift by painting it in satin colors such as navy, red, and black. You should also consider other elements such as lighting. It’s possible to replace an existing light fixture with a DIY project that is very affordable.

These are the things you will need

Front door paint

Paint supplies

Outdoor light fixtures

2. Sitting area

Are there any places where you can relax and have a cup of coffee? A bench or rocking chair, even if it’s a simple piece of furniture, can make your entry more inviting.

These are the things you will need

  • Rocking chair
  • Outdoor bench

3. Invited path

Don’t forget about the path leading to your front door when brainstorming landscaping ideas. Fresh landscaping can make it more attractive. It is easy to make your entrance more modern by planting flowers or herbs on either side. Your entrance will be scented with herbs such as rosemary, sage and thyme. Depending on the state of your path, stone pavers or pressure washing the existing ones may be an option.

These are the things you will need

  • Herb seeds
  • Wooden pathway
  • River rock stepping stones
  • Head for pressure washer garden hose

4. Landscapes that are drought-friendly

You can transform a portion of your front yard to a succulent or Cactus garden for a modern, eco-friendly look. This is a popular trend in home landscaping, and it’s easy to do. It’s also low-water and easy to maintain. You can instantly create a zen garden by surrounding them with river rocks or decorative gravel.

These are the things you will need

  • River rocks
  • Successful

5. Amazon drop zone

A drop zone can be a great idea if the Amazon delivery person spends more of their time at your front door than you do. A spot for delivery of packages serves two purposes: it protects your packages from thieves and reduces clutter on your porch.

These are the things you will need

  • Lockable porch box
  • Nest outdoor camera

6. The home of the garden hose

You can beautify your garden with a place to store your gardening necessities like your garden hose. Redwood boxes are a simple way to store your hose and prolong its life.

These are the things you will need

  • Garden hose box
  • Pot for water hose

7. It’s time to light it up

Lighting can make a big difference in your landscape design. A landscape can be made more architectural by lighting up trees or walls. You don’t need any special wiring or electrical work to light up your front yard if there is no outdoor outlet nearby. There are solar-powered LED lighting options.

These are the things you will need

  • Outdoor solar power string lights
  • Low-voltage outdoor wall washer lights
  • Outdoor solar power lantern
  • Lightening path for solar stepping stones

8. Pots have the power to change lives

Potted plants placed strategically can give your yard a personal touch. To tie in your freshly painted front door or add color to your landscaping, you might coordinate the colors of your pots. You might consider planting multiple types of plants in the same pot. For example, ferns or herbs in different colors.

These are the things you will need

Cubico pot

Pots of 15 inches in color