17 head-turning ideas for your front garden

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17 head-turning ideas for your front garden

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It's easy to get caught up in planning a grand landscaping design for your back garden, while totally forgetting about the front of your house. We're here to remind you to not let that happen!

Your front garden is part of what creates your home's first impression, so should be designed to offer maximum impact. Whether you have a large space that's ripe for extensive landscaping, or barely any room for a few plant pots, we have some great examples of what you could achieve.

1. A little colour will go a long way!

2. Minimalist designs will always catch your guests' eyes

3. Low maintenance doesn't mean low impact!

4. Grass really finishes off a large area

5. Raised beds make self-contained plants easier to manage

 Garden by Robert Hughes Garden Design, Modern
Robert Hughes Garden Design

A small contemporary front garden

Robert Hughes Garden Design

6. A water feature makes for an opulent welcome home

7. If you simply have a path, line up those pots

modern  by FORK Garden Design, Modern
FORK Garden Design

Buxus balls in powder-coated metal planters

FORK Garden Design

8. Just a couple of well chosen shrubs will liven up your front door, even if you have no garden to speak of

eclectic  by CHALKSPACE, Eclectic
CHALKSPACE

ECO TOWN HOUSE

CHALKSPACE

9. Large and eye-catching plants work well next to eclectic buildings

10. A rockery makes a stunning front garden that has timeless appeal

11. Choosing fragrant plants will make your house seem welcoming and your front garden delightful

12. You don't have to be a perfectionist, so let a little moss grow! It'll make your front garden look bedded in

13. Even a wall can be your front garden, if you choose beautiful plants to line the path up to your home

classic  by ELLA JAMES, Classic
ELLA JAMES

Zinc Planter with Candle Holders

ELLA JAMES

14. We love it when houses become part of the front garden, by allowing themselves to be camouflaged by creepers

 Garden by homify, Eclectic
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Through the looking glass: a surreal garden of distortion and scale

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15. For ultra luxe front gardens, a driveway, a section of perfect lawn and symmetrical borders are a necessity!

16. Unstructured front gardens are amazing for industrial homes

17. A courtyard design is a great idea for a terraced house front garden, especially with vintage planters

For some back garden inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: 25 Ways To Avoid Your Nosey Neighbours With Style.

 Houses by Casas inHAUS, Modern

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