3434 front porch garden Stories
Grow a Beautiful Fall Garden in a Pot
Welcome autumn with 7 gorgeous plants that thrive in containers and enliven your porch or patio throughout the cooler season
"enliven your porch or patio throughout the cooler season... container gardens for the coming season, and I can’t wait to get my hands on some co... suggested to garden store. Have started to plan front step garden pots for the fall. Thank... to fall garden. I also had hostas (shade plants) in my pots, they are very good to... shade garden are in full bloom. They'll surprise you by shooting out pink or white... in my garden, and they even last as cut flowers for tiny bouquets. p.s. you can see..."
8 Ways to Create a Neighborly Front Yard
"up your front porch, paths and yard for social interaction... sidewalk, the front yard and walk, and the front porch, here are some ideas to help foster... small front lawn. Passers by commented on my garden in the front and it was a way... townhouse with front garden alongside 5 other gardens - no one came to introduce themselves... the only front porch on my block and it is wonderful. With a flower garden in front..."
Porch Life: 12 Ways to Beautify a Porch With Plants
Abundantly welcoming, plants rooted in pots, hanging in baskets or climbing up a trellis add life to porches
"More Porch Life: Wraparound Porches | Sleeping Porches | Screened-In Porches Modern... flowers are porch must-haves. Here's are 12 ideas for how to add beauty to your porch using... about porches for weeks, but we have yet to talk about one of the most important... on the porch so far: plants. From small pots to large urns, hanging plants to terrariums... Modern Porches | Banishing the Bugs... entry porch.Related: Vase Shapes Set Shrubs Apart Add some plants in front of the..."
7 Ideas to Get You Back on the Front Porch
Remember the good old days, when porches offered front-row seats to street scenes? They can be even better today
"when porches offered front-row seats to street scenes? They can be even better today... The front porch has evolved along with the quickening pace of everyday life. Porches... revive the front porch, restoring and enjoying its quaint beauty. Using this space not... use the porch as it was originally intended.... looks of a front porch, but we don't use our front porch nearly as often as I thought... on the front porch of my 1903 Folk Victorian. I, too, love front porches. But it seems..."
Dream Spaces: Gracious, Spacious Front Porches
Maybe it’s the view. Maybe it’s the bed swing. Whatever their individual comforts, all of these porches encourage a leisurely stay
"these porches encourage a leisurely stay... well-designed front porch is still on the wish list of many homeowners. Porches add character... old-fashioned front porch makes me think of quieter, gentler times. Those were the days when... lounge on porch swings and watch the world go by. Parents could keep an eye on their... in the front yard and visit with neighbors, who would stop by to say hello and sit... shifting from porches to backyard decks, with all their bells and whistles. But a well-designed..."
10 Simple Ways to Personalize Your Front Entry
"make your front yard a welcoming prelude to your house any number of ways, from simple... to the front of the house. I expanded what was a decorative porch with no sitting... our front porch by making it an offset of our living room with a sofa table and... of my front door, so I painted the INSIDE of the front door a bright Chinese red... to our front entry. @JTBaldwin I agree. Our homes are becoming more and more back-yard..."
Upgrade Your Front Entry the Budget-Friendly Way
Freshen your facade and create an air of welcome from the get-go with these tips and affordable finds
"outside front entry is one of the most important spots in a home to keep in tip-top... use the front door on a regular basis. If you're like me, you head inside straight... about the front door only when guests or package-delivery people come knocking. Next... stand in front of your entry and study it as if you were a visitor. You may be surprised... If your porch, stoop, door and other elements could use a little oomph, try these..."
Entrance Canopies: The New Porch
"via the porch. It provides shelter from the elements, a place to sit down, and a subtle... addition of a porch would be anachronistic, so other means are used to provide shelter and... carport or a porch - it's a Porte-cochère. bepsf - Ah, yes, 'tis a porte-cochere, not a... duty as a porch; not all porte-cocheres do that. it's really cool idea You are the best... canopy or porch with a neotraditional palette? This large porch is capped by an oversized..."
Want an Easy Tropical Oasis? Think Container Plants
Tropical plants have taken one coastal community by storm. Come on a walk with us to get ideas for your own porch, patio or garden
"your own porch, patio or garden... every front porch had one — if not several — container gardens. I was in heaven!... container gardens to photograph on vacation, but the photos of plants on this trip may... container garden could give it to you with minimal investment. Here's some inspiration... Get garden ideas for where you live... remodeled my porch for the addition of plants and gives me some ideas to start with! Beautiful..."
9 Ways to Enjoy Gardening More This Summer
"biggest gardening trend for 2011 is gardening itself. People who were formerly afraid... learning that gardening is not rocket science, that it's rewarding, can be done in a small... take the garden to unexpected places and new heights. Are you doing anything new with... with your garden this year? Tell us about it below!... front_yard_vegetable_gardens I have a small garden in my villa. I love flower, your... and his gardening partner have used them for years in the gardens they designed. They..."
7 Finishing Touches for a Thoughtful Front Yard
"about the front of your house, it's even more important. The front yard is what everyone... finished front yard that says, "Welcome."... details of a garden. In the attached photo, the warm tones of the phormium blossom subtly... vivid front door. Both are a great contrast to the stainless steel house numbers... in the front lawn by the sidewalk..>:( http://www.atomicindy.com/2010/04/mid-cen... of my front yard, the pumphouse is always a landscaping eyesore. Mine is 8 ft tall..."
Great Design Plant: Lobelia Siphilitica Keeps Its Cool
Great blue lobelia, a flowering native that prefers moist soil, adds a calming blue hue to the late-summer garden
"for the front or middle of the border. Seed in fall or winter for flowers the following... tangled garden, this little baby took over one year when spring weeding wasn't as... in my garden bed. It was especially exciting when the flowers bloomed in late summer... my rain garden (planted all natives), so it will tolerate water. georgiannaclays--this... from the porch I dropped a chicken wire tent over what was left of them and that actually..."
6 Driveway Looks Take Landscapes Along for the Ride
"design a front yard that makes your driveway its own destination... part of garden design, considered more utilitarian than something worthy of our attention;... designing gardens that flank a driveway or service road can have its challenges, but... creating a garden. Then there is the question of how to connect the design and plant palette... driveway and front porch. Some small ornamental trees strategically placed (dissectum Japanese..."
Porch Life: 11 Inspirational Small Porches
"Scant porch and entry spaces don't have to mean scrimping on style, views or being... Wraparound porches | Sleeping porches | Screened-in porches... two-story porches in Low Country homes and long wraparound porches on farmhouses, their... welcoming porch. As long as you have a place to sit, a porch of any size is a wonderful... modest porches that add miles of charm and great livable space. More in this series:..."
Get a Jump on a Cool-Season Vegetable Garden
Late winter is a good time to plan and plant cool-season crops like salad greens, spinach, beets, carrots and peas for spring harvests
"cool-season garden comes into play. A cool-season vegetable garden is filled with plants... cool-season garden might actually span the second half of the gardening year, producing... vegetable garden is in full glory during summer, filled with ripe tomatoes, rapidly growing... of the garden has been put to bed for fall and winter. If you live in a warm-winter... for your garden! I just built garden boxes in the front yard out of Cor-tin...plated..."