Front yard fence designs

July 10, 2017
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Wrought Iron Fencing

Another popular fencing style for front yards is wrought iron. Wrought iron’s decorative finials and transparent nature make it a good option for front yards. Transparency is important because you don’t want to make your front yard appear closed off and unwelcoming. If your home’s architecture is formal than a wrought iron fence is the perfect complement. Nowadays, wrought iron fences are primarily made of aluminum and powder-coated various colors, with black being the choice of most homeowners.

Front Yard Privacy Fence

If your local codes allow, a tall privacy fence can be built in your front yard. If you don't have much space in back, this can be a good way to reclaim the front yard and use it for outdoor living. This fence is set back a few feet from the sidewalk to allow for planting space. The plants in front of the fence soften its appearance and create curb appeal.Iron Fence Shop Paving Iron Fence Shop , An Asian-inspired gate and pergola, set back even further into the yard, mark the entrance to this property. Furthermore, stainless steel address numbers are displayed on the fence for a bit of stylish functionality.

Driveway Gates

If you plan to install fencing around your front yard you will likely need a driveway gate. Driveway gates provide security for your home, while allowing easy access for you and your guests. Plus, a well-designed driveway gate can serve as a focal point of your front yard. This particular driveway gate is a custom creation that combines wrought iron and wood. This gate style would go particularly well with a Mediterranean style home.

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Corner lots can be tricky when it comes to fencing because more of your property perimeter is visible to the neighborhood. In a way, it is almost like you have two front yards. In this case, the solution was to construct a wooden fence across the corner portion of this yard. This creates a small public garden and a large private garden. A scalloped design as well as lattice panels and a pergola for climbing vines make this fence especially attractive from the street.

Fencing a Large Property

If you have a large property in a rural area you may want to fence the entire perimeter, both front and backyard. Since this will likely require many feet of fencing, it is best to pick a simple design that will be cost effective. Here a simple post and rail fence jogs through the front portion of this large property. In this case, black is actually a more subtle color choice than white because it blends nicely with the greenery without disappearing altogether.

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Landscaping Tips

Though your home is your castle, there is no necessity to surround it with a moat. Here are 5 tips that will help you to make your landscaping feel more warm, welcoming and cozy.

1. Put some flowers nearby your entrance. Flowers make any area look more welcoming and attractive, so greeting your guests with Petunia, Snapdragon, Lily-of-the-Nile or some other garden flowers is always a great thing to do. What is more, to add some space between your house and the entrance, you can consider adding a little white fence. It will create an illusion that your front yard is bigger than it actually is. What is more, adding fence will create a great space for planting flowers to add some color and coziness.

2. Add rambling vines to make your yard look absolutely lovely. You can not deny that rambling vines always create romantic and even magical atmosphere. So why not to use this tip while decorating your yard?

3. To hide the unattractive driveway, consider adding some color, texture, and height. You can easily do it by adding various sorts of flowers. To start, create an island of green lawn right in the hub of a drive. Then add a couple of low boxwood hedges with flowers toward the back of your island.

4. If you want your yard to blossom and flourish bust still do not have enough time to maintain it, consider planting low-fuss lilies. Such flowers look absolutely gorgeous and come in the variety of rainbow hues, so you can pick the one you love most. What is more, low-fuss lilies do not care about the sort of soil, they love the sun and welcome hot, they do not afraid of drought. In other words, Crinums is an ideal flower for all those who are looking for low-maintenance solutions.

5. The last tip also touches the low-maintenance aspect. To make your life easier, group plantings into beds and islands. This will help you to avoid mowing and trimming around each individual plant, save a lot of time and even money.

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