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Need design layout ideas!

Posted by kjpowell42 6B 7A (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 9, 10 at 16:02

Hi. I live in a tall dark brown corner unit townhome and looking for advice on how to layout the perrenials I have, and what other plants I should add to round out the design. It's the front yard and is basically a blank slate at this point. The space is 16W x 18L. The existing tree is a dogwood that buds white flowers in the Spring and that will stay. I purchasd 2 Otto Luyken Laurels, 3 Nandina Firepower, 2 False Spirea (astilbe), 2 Bleeding hearts, 3 Skimmia (1 male), 3 Euphorbia Martinii. I also plan to transplant Liriope and some Hostas from another area of my garden. How would you lay this out for the best curb appeal?


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RE: Need design layout ideas!

Here is a photo of the area: http://www.flickr.com/photos/22154905@N07/5084489372/

Here is a link that might be useful: Front Yard


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RE: Need design layout ideas!

Spread your potted plants over the area, move around until you find a pleasing arrangement. Reserve the front edge for plants that cover the ground well (e.g. hosta) and I think you need to add a creeping evergreen groundcover too.


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