If your lawn is currently lacking a little something, there’s nothing at all wrong with wanting to take it to that next level. There are so many ways in which you can brighten up your yard. And it’s worth putting the time and effort into making this happen because your front garden is your home’s opening statement, and you’ll want it to be a good one. Here are some lawn decorations and improvements for you to consider..
Keep it Simple with the Colors
When it comes to choosing the color scheme for the front garden, the trick is to keep it as simple as it can be. You don’t want to overdo things and overwhelm the garden because that’s when things can start to look a little messy. Choose flowers that stick to a limited number of colors and don’t fight with one another for attention. If you get that right, you’ll be on the right path.
Add Lawn Decorations
It’s easy, inexpensive, and fun to add decorations to your yard. You can make dish flowers, upcycle items into planters, make solar light creations, and more. The best part is many of these things are low maintenance. You can check out all my DIY lawn decorations here.
Climbers can look really beautiful and really impressive once they’ve grown. If you want to make the exterior of your home look better, it might be a good idea to plant climbers. Ivy is a really good option but there are many different options out there for you to explore. Make sure you do that and find the one that’s right for your yard.
Replace the Lawn
One simple and straightforward way of brightening up the yard is to do something new with the lawn. If it’s seen better days and is starting to look very dull and worn, it might be a good idea to replace it. Look into the cost of zoysia sod and other options and decide which would be best for your yard before making a decision.
Do you have holes in your garden plants or spots in your lawn? Check out my friend Stacy Ling’s amazing post on the best method to control Japanese beetles and grubs.
Add Pots Around the Front Door
Doing something new with the area around the front door might be a good idea. One way in which you can brighten up this space is by adding some flower pots to this space. Either side of the front door you could add some bright pots containing some even brighter flowers. It’s a simple trick but it’s one that works wonders for your front lawn.
Your yard should be looked upon as the introduction to your home. And as such, you need to put time and effort into making it as perfect as it can be. The tips and ideas above will make that possible, so make the most of them. Each offers something important and significant to your lawn.
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