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20 beautiful gardens to make your entrance look better

Aqeelah Bawa-Osman Aqeelah Bawa-Osman
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If you’ve ever considered making the exterior of your home and elegant and comfortable experience, then a gorgeous garden filled with blooms and greenery is the answer to your problems. The entrance to a home needs to be inviting, welcoming and friendly and in this Ideabook, we look at 20 wonderful garden ideas that will decorate the entrance to your home in bliss and beauty. Just because you live in the city, doesn’t mean you should neglect what makes the suburbs so attractive and special. Now is the time to make a decision to get your home looking a lot more gracious and here’s how!

1. The lack of extra parking won't kill you

2. The garden path around the house to the rear

Choose to enter your home through the rear entrance and be welcomed by a beautiful garden and gorgeous greenery… you may never want to step inside the home, until you have to. Recreate this look in your home by contacting a landscaper.

3. Some simple yet flirtatious greenery will make the world of difference.

  by CHALKSPACE
CHALKSPACE

ECO TOWN HOUSE

CHALKSPACE

4. Front garden elements

The front garden of this home has a welcoming effect made possible by the combination of vegetation and stone paths. This entrance has a relaxing effect which is enhanced by the water feature and floral scent of the flowers.

5. A simple side garden with some purple leaves

6. Design and plan your garden

It is important to take your architecture into consideration when creating a garden for your gorgeous home entrance. Consider this tropical elements such as palm trees to accentuate and enhance the effect of this front entrance.

7. A narrow garden between the wall and pavement is a great choice too.

8. Clean and uncluttered

A modern garden such as this is clean, spacious and uncluttered, allowing the architecture of the home to be the main feature of the entrance, while not disrupting the size of the garden too.

9. Layer colour, flowers and greenery for a detailed effect

10. Cobblestone your entrance

If you prefer a rustic looking home entrance, then cobblestones are a great choice, and by allowing grass to grow between the stones, the effect is so classic and comfy. Complete the entrance with a small and welcoming garden along the driveway.

11. Planters along the steps

modern Garden by Robert Hughes Garden Design
Robert Hughes Garden Design

A small contemporary front garden

Robert Hughes Garden Design

12. No curb garden

The trees and plants of this garden are symmetrical to the entrance of the home, and have been planted to seem as though they grow directly from the earth in line with the street.

14. Integrated with existing vegetation

This large tree has been integrated into the architecture of the home, creating a beautiful element that is charming and attractive too. Old trees add a sense of value to enhance an harmonious environment of a home. The lighting choice of this entrance also ensures that is a comfortable and aesthetically appealing space regardless of the time of day.

15. The welcoming aromatic effect of lavender

16. Small yet vibrant and colourful

17. The oasis effect with some bushes and palms

18. Curved lined garden to complement the house architecture

19. Add some rough stones and delicate flowers

20. Keep it simple with grass and bushes

Well, that's the end of this Ideabook, but now that we've sorted out the front entrance to you home, maybe it's time to work on that backyard too? These are: 16 amazing braais you'll wish were yours this summer.

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