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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 modern 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 
Spry Architecture
3 Reviews
Black House (Steinman Renovation)
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Questions4
Front entry path from street.
“Exterior” — tracymthomson
Boxleaf Design
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Modern San Francisco Living
Ideabooks49,852
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Small residential garden to suite a modern house and active children. -kwmla-
“Use of small space” — meeks1000
Narofsky Architecture + ways2design
8 Reviews
Sustainable Long Island Residence
Ideabooks40,558
Questions8
“Flowers idea” — sakidpt
RH Factor Landscape Design
4 Reviews
Cohen Residence Entry Path
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Questions8
View through the front gate. Architecture by NAA+A. photo by Ralph Smith
“like the door and fence” — kri2
Mile High Landscaping
Fountains and Water Features
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Mile High Landscaping
“Water feature” — masmoral
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Bradley Residence
Ideabooks34,097
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Timmerman Photography, Inc.
“Very modern” — hailey2000rocks
Huettl Landscape Architecture
8 Reviews
Sunol Landscape
Ideabooks49,775
Questions18
“Clean look of the pathway” — emerperdorim
Rich Mathers Construction, Inc.
8 Reviews
Eco-Conscious Transformation
Ideabooks15,892
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Jonathan Pearlman Elevation Architects
“maybe for Florida back yard????” — jj4260
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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 modern 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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