Front Yard GardeningVictorian Landscape, Minneapolis

Front yard gardening can be fun and functional! Add edibles into the mix, and enjoy nibbling your way through your yard!

Photo of a victorian front yard stone landscaping in Minneapolis for summer. —  Houzz
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hbodily wrote:May 17, 2012
skates wrote:Apr 7, 2012
  • devraeve
    It is funny how someone can be so militant about grammar and yet so sloppy in regards to punctuation. Just a thought...
  • flowerzz
    would this work in the West coast? Vancouver, bc Canada? thanks!!
Dianne Harper wrote:Apr 22, 2012
  • aeingraham
    Looks like Naturtium, ageratum, white cosmos, & bidens ferulifolia.
  • Somsong Chanchareon
    Feel so cool. I love it.
mariellen wrote:Apr 18, 2012
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    Koreman Landscape Company
    Beautiful design & choice of plants. This type of garden does require a lot of maintenance. Perfect for those garden lovers. I love the yellow / blue combo. We use that in our annual planters.
Mrs. Watson wrote:May 9, 2012

    What Houzz contributors are saying:

    Laura Gaskill added this to How to Give Your Driveway and Front Walk More Curb AppealFeb 25, 2014

    Materials:Crushed stone and gravel are inexpensive and easy to install, though the gravel will scatter and need replenishing from time to time. Gravel paths and driveways are also difficult to keep cleared of snow.Concrete is long lasting (15 to 30 years and beyond) and smooth, and has a modern look. It does tend to crack in cold conditions and does not take well to patches and repairs. Asphalt has more give than concrete, making it a good choice for cold climates, and is easily patched and repaired. However, asphalt breaks down more quickly, sometimes requiring repairs or replacement within five years, even in a mild climate.Cobblestone and pavers are the longest-lasting option — a cobblestone driveway or walk can last 100 years or more! They are also by far the most expensive options and require the most work initially to prepare the area and lay a foundation for the stone. Repairs are fairly easy with both; you can replace individual stones as needed, making upkeep costs relatively low.

    LuAnn Brandsen added this to Pathway Plantings That Please the SensesAug 14, 2012

    1. EdiblesYour first thought for sidewalk plantings probably doesn't include vegetables and herbs, but there's good reason to add them into the mix. In addition to broadening your plant choices, they provide rich texture and an element of surprise. Layer in edible flowers like nasturtiums and pansies for a sidewalk smorgasbord.

    Debra Prinzing added this to Garden Design Essentials: BalanceMay 4, 2012

    This abundant entry garden feels thoroughly in balance as the composition draws on elements that are both symmetrical and asymmetrical. The flagstone path creates a strong, straight axis to the home's front door. There are many plants that mirror each other on either side of it, including two shade trees that flank the path. But thanks to the freely flowing annuals and perennials that have minds of their own, nothing is too perfect or too matchy-matchy. And that's why we're charmed by this scene.

    What Houzzers are commenting on:

    td const added this to LILLY INSPIRATIONAug 3, 2019

    beautiful choice of plants. love how it spills onto walkway.

    _lmnop added this to ExteriorJul 16, 2019

    I like the Front walkway and plants

    Nikki Vick added this to Victorian Dream HomeJul 10, 2019

    A path lined with flowers is an invitation to imagine the haven you’re approaching as you near the front door, and reminds you of the wonderful adventure laying ahead as you leave, bidding you a joyful goodbye.

    CA S added this to Harrington Patio IdeasJul 7, 2019

    Private feeling, love the color, 4 season interest.

    Rachael Branch added this to PoolMay 27, 2019

    Pathway from back patio to pavilion - garden on pool side? Yard on other

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