Front Yard Planting

Ideas for Consistency - Texture - Repetition

Besides excellent balance, proportion, and consistency, the different plant textures in this landscape make the design very interesting and appealing. When planning out planting schemes, a lot of do it yourselfers get stuck at trying to create color combinations with groups of flowers. Planning with different heights, colors, leaf shape, leaf texture, and shape can open a whole new direction in design that can not only stand on its own, but also make an excellent back drop for flowering plants. As it is, it can look good until you come up with some flowering ideas.

Balance and consistency help make the front yard appealing and intentional. Choosing a few plant varieties and repeating them throughout the landscape is most always a good way to go. For those stuck for good planting schemes, it's a great place to start.

front yard planting ideas

The ornamental grasses in this front yard planting scheme grab the attention brcause of their height, color variation, and texture. Ornamental grasses are most always a good neutral space user that will fit as an accent in most planting schemes. The yellow shrubs stand out and as a repeated element help to tie everything together as a whole unit. Also see principle of design for more on this.

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