A reconfigured driveway with parking pad, turn-around, stairs, lighting and handrails improves the safety and appearance of a 1940’s home on a busy street.
I’ve proposed a front garden room with pergola to add curb appeal and function to my client’s home. The husband is a bit afraid that the idea is too radical. So I pulled together this slideshow of work of my own and of other’s to help him visualize the delightful effect of creating a front garden room.
Before and After Pictures of a Project Using Landscaping to Create Curb Appeal, Comfort and Safety for pre-war 1930’s brick ranch.
Those vexing plots between street and sidewalk – known by some as “hellstrips” — are getting a makeover. Garden-savvy homeowners are seeing unique opportunity in these often ignored plots, potentially contributing to visitors’ first impressions and “curb appeal.”
A good front porch is an extension of your home where you can visit with neighbors, entertain or just watch the world go by.
Paint, Lighting, Furniture and Decoration dramatically increase the curb-appeal and charm of a neighborhood 4-Square.
A New Front Porch and Remodeled Entry Garden Welcomes Family and Visitors.
This article is about how garden design effects the “feel” of your home. An entry garden can make a home feel more or less formal. It can make an imposing home feel less or more imposing and it can make a modest home feel more or less modest.
I’m sitting in another home just a few blocks away. It was built in 1917 and I’ve been here just about a year. And I’m frustrated beyond belief that I don’t yet have the money to build the addition in the back that will connect me to the out of doors! My response is to spend most of my spare time working on the landscape