A former city-slicker traded her urban digs for an English country home. To tap into the exterior's full curb appeal, she added a perfectly positioned rose arch along the patio door frame (along with one cute pooch!).
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A pair of Napa Valley homeowners enhanced their wine-country facade with the warmest welcome—florals dotting the modern brick front steps.
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Neutral fanatic and Country Living frequenter Nancy Fishelson welcomes guests to her Orchard Park, New York home with a bit of punchy flower power and complementary elongated topiaries.
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Use a bed of blooms to separate the driveway pavement from the grass, as designer Loi Thai did with this Maine fixer-upper.
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Natural Garden Beds
A California family of seven transferred their affinity for white decorations outside the house, as well, which makes for an eye-catching garden bed contrast.
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Once you get past the wonder that is this barn-top-floor-turned-functioning-farmhouse , gain inspiration from the matching exterior forestry that frames the hayloft mirrors just right.
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Something New, Something Old, Something Floral
Despite its recent construction, this Idaho property maintains timeless touches with an archaic-appearing stone wall and post lamps—all amid roses, peonies, and delphiniums.
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Thanks to rustic rockers, a collection of terra-cotta pots, and climbing vines, you'd never guess at first glance that this seemingly pastoral townhouse garden terrace lies in the heart of New York City's storied West Village neighborhood.
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David A. Land
After tackling their home , a Wisconsin family set their sights on renovating their backyard with wooden garden beds (designed to look like old fruit boxes!) around a dug-out fire pit and seating area.
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Galvanized Water Trough
If your backyard's ripe with furry roamers, or you just want a unique DIY rustic water display, take a cue from these West Coast farm-owners.
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Not only did this Minnesota artist set up a she-shed-turned-studio, but she also decked out the surrounding landscape with a garden oasis to further fuel her creativity.
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Colossal Chicken Coop
What happens when a California couple decides to buy their next door property and tear down the dilapidated home? The ultimate menagerie mansion and garden hub.
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Leave it to Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper fame to design such a stunning walkway for her garden . The vine-covered arbor overhead gives the outdoor space an ethereal feel.
Tools you'll need: $220, Wood garden arbor, hayneedle.com .
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Topiaries are a staple of New England landscaping. They're especially fitting in this colorful garden belonging to the president of One Kings Lane, as the shrub graces the brand's logo.
Tools you'll need: $92, Assorted boxwood topiaries, onekingslane.com .
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The lush garden of this Napa Valley country cottage features lavender , rosemary , irises , and fruit trees.
Tools you'll need: $10, Lavender seed packets, amazon.com . $16, Rosemary plants, amazon.com . $9, Reblooming iris, amazon.com . $25, Meyer lemon tree, amazon.com .
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Country Cottage Garden
Fragrant blooms climb over a garden trellis and line the pathways of this charming country cottage garden.
Tools you'll need: $41, Garden trellis, amazon.com .
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This farmhouse's garden is filled with all kinds of wonderful edibles . Check out our list of the best ways to landscape with edibles .
Tools you'll need: $10, Assorted vegetable seeds, amazon.com .
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Create a quiet spot to relax in your yard by carving out space with gravel and surrounding it with greenery and vines.
Tools you'll need: $27, Natural pumice gravel, wayfair.com .
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A night-blooming species of morning glory , this plant features fragrant white flowers that open from sundown to sunup, midsummer to early autumn—you can literally watch them unfurl at dusk. While the vine reaches heights of more than 15 feet, you'll want to sow several to achieve the lush effect above.
Tools you'll need: $4, Morning glory seeds, amazon.com .
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