Landscaping can be a challenge for any homeowner. Walk into any home improvement store’s gardening section and there are millions of outdoor decor choices that exist. From assorted flowers to lawn ornaments, the options are endless. This can leave you confused and ready to give up on your yard work before you even start. Fear not, with a proper plan in plan in place, you can conquer your yard.
Landscaping a farmhouse is all about an appreciation of the vistas and the pastoral settings of a rural area. Yet even if you don’t live in the country, you can still landscape with an eye towards that relaxed country style.
Here are a few ideas to get you started on your farmhouse yard.
When you think of a farm, what colors do you think of? Likely lighter colors like pastels, tans and white come to your mind, with the occasional pop of bright red and blue.
NATURAL STONES AND PAVING
Farmhouse design tends to incorporate natural elements, so choosing a natural stone for your garden path pavers will add a beautiful look to your design.
DECOMPOSED GRANITE OVER CONCRETE
We love a garden pathway or even a bigger patch to create a cozy fire pit hang. But instead of using concrete, try gravel, bark, or decomposed granite. It lends to a more rustic and low-maintenance vibe.
Planting groups of shrubs is a great look for a farmhouse garden. You can let them grow without keeping them groomed.
FARMHOUSE FLOWERS AND PLANTS
A farmhouse backyard would not be complete without plenty of flowers and plants. Growing vegetables not only add to the look of your backyard, but are a great addition to the dinner table as well!
INCLUDE A WHITE PICKET FENCE
If it’s time for you to upgrade your yard’s fencing, a white picket fence will create the classic look instantly. For the budget option, try lining one side of the yard to cut down on costs and define the space.
KEEP IT SIMPLE
Another farmhouse rule is to keep things simple. This look, which uses the natural materials of wood and gravel, is super stylish, yet still lets nature do its thing with an un-manicured hedge and trees.
YARD ORNAMENTS AND DECOR
Regardless of backyard style, choosing lawn ornaments can be a daunting task. There are so many shapes, colors and figurines. Typically, rustic, vintage looking items or upcycled goods. Keep these materials and looks as you shop.
Now that you have these porch landscaping ideas, drive around some neighborhoods where you envy the homes. Take note of how they incorporate beautiful landscaping to spice up their curb appeal. You can add a lot of “wow factor” by investing a little time getting ideas and then taking action to bring them alive at your own porch..
Matching your renovation dreams and dollars can sometimes come to feel together with a challenge. Still there’s a lot on your own can do towards order the visual appeal on your own need at the directly charge. Have fun and enjoy your results.