For my little patio! Take Advantage of Texture Big, bold tropical plants create a lush feel. Their large leaves can change the scale of a small space to help it feel larger. (Plus, many tropical plants are super cool!
70 Small Front Yard Landscaping Ideas on A Budget
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Path and steps - I like this idea for an entry to the front door. with a raised planter that recesses to the yard which I would level off completely with the sidewalk. Might work since house is French looking. Lots of work!
Garden Adventures - for thumbs of all colors: Evolution, Renovation and Rejuvenation - This would be perfect for an evergreen clematis. It would be the perfect height to add privacy to the NE corner of the yard. Could have it made to hang pots of flowers.