Posted Tuesday, November 1st, 2022 | 591 views
If your small front yard isn’t looking too sharp for your guests and neighbours, there are ways to landscape the space and make a big impact. Whether it’s your first home or not, mastering your small front yard can help bring out its best features and turn it into something truly special for you and your family.
Your front yard doesn’t have to be large in order for it to be beautiful and pleasing to the eye. A small front yard can have just as much character and personality as a larger one.
Here are some ideas for creating an amazing space—even if yours only measures 15 by 15 feet!
While small front yards can be challenging to design, there are many ways to make them beautiful and functional.
If you’re looking for inspiration on how to make your small space work with its size, here are some ideas:
We recommend using taller varieties here since having something closer in height will give viewers a better sense about what lies beyond without needing additional context like shadows could provide.
Small yards can feel even smaller when you’re trying to make a major design statement. To add interest and functionality without going overboard, consider the following:
If you’re looking to make the best use of your front yard, it’s important that you start by defining what your goals are. Ask yourself a few questions like are you hoping create a family gathering space? Are you interested in growing fruit trees for yourself and others? Do you just want a simple front lawn that looks pretty to passersby?
The possibilities are endless but these type of questions need to be asked so you can define the real purpose of the project you’re about to undertake.
Even your small front yard can make a big impact with the right landscaping. Landscaping can do a number of really great things for your yard, from making it appear larger to making it look more attractive to potential buyers by adding value.
There are many different types of landscaping services available but you can choose to do some simple changes like adding tree shrubs and flowers, adding stone or brick retaining walls, and stone pathways – things people often desire when choosing homes in the suburbs.
It’s a known fact in the real estate world that a nice front yard can make all the difference in how home buyers perceive your home and helps make the buying decision much more easier.
Remember that a small front yard should only have the essentials. Don’t add in any huge projects that just don’t look right and that you’ll eventually regret adding.
Here are five examples of things you should not add to a small front yard:
We know that some people just like these things but others don’t so unless you plan on living on that home forever, think about how hard it will be to sell it if there’s something that future home owners just don’t want.
There are many ways to spruce up a small front yard to create a welcoming space but don’t forget your backyard. Read our article Make Your Backyard More Attractive with These Simple Landscaping Ideas for tips on making your backyard a more attractive place for the whole family.