35 Farmhouse Landscape Design Photos

Outdoor areas are often the last to receive design attention, but they shouldn’t be: What surrounds your home is just as important as what's in it. Whether it's a manicured front lawn, stone paver pathway or intricate garden design, these spaces benefit from the same attention to detail as any bathroom or kitchen. Well-designed landscaping ideas can complement your home's architecture and farmhouse design, and the right plants, flowers and shrubbery can greatly enhance your curb appeal by adding color, texture and even fragrance to your yard. More 
Claudia De Yong Garden Design
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all claudia de yong- long view of meandering brick path leads to a greenhouse, it is planted on one side with hornbeam hedge and the other a bed against wall of house is edged in buxux, with thyme, heuchera palace purple, astrantia, luzula nivea and various climbers
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CCD Architects
La Croisee
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“Weg” — ossko
Period Architecture Ltd.
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Cold Springs Farm
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“Lovely.” — judym1a
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From Pre-Fab to Farmhouse
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The stonehouse serves as both folly and function for the homeowners. An office and dark room are housed within, and a porch overlooks the vegetable gardens.The arrangement of landscape and structures are carefully integrated, working in harmony to define the site and create a strong sense of place. Photography: Blayne Beacham Macauley
“Symmetry versus asymmetry I like both Can one have both?” — norquar
Douglas VanderHorn Architects
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North Street Barn
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“Paths” — vjgriffin
Farmhouse Landscape
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“Paths” — vjgriffin
Historical Concepts
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From Pre-Fab to Farmhouse
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Photography: Emily Followill
“globe” — jrusher1
Kevin Patrick O'Brien Architect, Inc.
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French Provence Farmhouse
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Kevin O'Brien
“flows and connects” — rosiegcavazos
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Greensward LLC
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Before starting your garden remodel, survey your space and browse landscape ideas to figure out how best to fill it. If you love working outdoors, a large rose garden or vegetable garden is the perfect way to use your space. On the other hand, kids might enjoy a large yard, along with a playground, swing set or pool. Think about what your family would use the most, as well as what would help boost your resell value in the long run. In the end, be sure to consider your front and back yard as separate entities; after all, they usually serve two very different purposes.

What should I add to my front yard?


When landscaping your front yard, think about curb appeal above all else. This space is your chance to make a great first impression, so it should be inspiring, well thought out and consistent with the farmhouse style of your home. A flower garden is a great option, but if maintenance is an issue, you can simplify the process by opting for low-maintenance succulents, bushes or hedges instead. If you don't have a green thumb, stick with grass and use a gravel pathway, water feature, wood fence or stone wall for variation.

What should I add to my backyard or garden?


The backyard is for entertaining and playtime, so incorporate seating, dining areas, play spaces and sunny relaxation spots. A vegetable garden or rose garden is a common yard staple, especially if you add an interesting element like a pergola, arbor, raised bed, border, walkway or fence. You can even add fun accessories like birdbaths and feeders to aid with birdwatching. For the ultimate party house, incorporate a pool and patio or deck with a fire pit, outdoor fireplace, barbecue and outdoor kitchen. If you're an active, sports-loving family, add a basketball court, volleyball court, bocce ball or croquet. And don't forget about outdoor furniture! A bench in a garden makes a great reading or meditation spot, while a weatherproof chaise lounge, sofa and chair are nice for taking in those sunny days.
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