Family Pool Traditional Landscape, Manchester
Design ideas for a traditional partial sun front yard landscaping in Manchester. — Houzz
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Bud Dietrich, AIA added this to
The picket fence is the one we associate with small-town America and our colonial roots. It's the fence most at home in front of Cape Cod and colonial-style homes. Because a picket fence isn't meant to be tall and visually opaque, it's more often than not used to define an edge or a corner as well as to create a backdrop. As such, a picket fence is more appropriate for a front yard, where it can enhance curb appeal, forming the backdrop for all those wonderful summertime blooms.
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2. Create a composition with a sculpture. Draw the eye to the corner with a sculptural focal point surrounded by a border garden.
Billy Goodnick Garden Design added this to
This garden is totally about what's viewed by the owners. It has a stoutly constructed white fence as a neutral color foil for colorful flowers that are high along the fence and dip down as they approach the lawn.
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2. Fences. Not every front yard needs a fence, but sometimes it helps to create a separation between the sidewalk and the garden. Front-yard fences should not be the same type of privacy fence as in a backyard; they should be more open and friendlier, setting off your garden rather than sealing it off. Keep the fencing low, about 3 to 4 feet tall. This way your neighbors can see in without feeling like they can just walk onto your property. Aim for a slightly open and friendly feel, as tall fences say, "Keep out." Choose classic white pickets, rustic split-rail fencing or contemporary horizontal board fencing — just make sure to choose a style that sets off the architecture of your home.
Laura Gaskill added this to
Typical project length: While installation times vary depending on the length of the fence and materials used, most can be installed in three to five days. Custom fences designed in conjunction with a landscaping plan, and special circumstances such as steeply sloped or rocky properties, will take more time for both planning and installation.Best time to start: Spring through fall. Pros tend to be busiest in the warmer months, so it’s a good idea to begin contacting potential landscape designers early on. Rain and high humidity can impact the setting of concrete for fence posts, so if your area gets very humid in summer, you may want to consider scheduling work in spring or fall instead.
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Creative Outdoor Spaces added this to
simple perennials big and bold, more tame, Like the pot as sculpture focal point.
Kayla W added this to
Create a composition with a sculpture. Draw the eye to the corner with a sculptural focal point surrounded by a border garden.