Spruce up a front yard (after)
Homeowner Troy Bankord redesigned the front yard to accentuate the existing diagonal sidewalk. (The emphasis on the diagonal
also made the shallow setback seem deeper.)
He added a diagonally placed wall between the driveway and the garden and planted islands of plants near the sidewalk.
Repainting the house pale terra cotta and the bricks two shades of gray also helped update its look without compromising its style.
Read about this transformation in the garden blog