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ideas for front yards

Posted by katielovesdogs z5b/6a Indiana (My Page) on
Sat, Feb 3, 07 at 16:35

I go on a lot of garden tours to get ideas for my small, urban garden. I have recently begun to take digital photos in order to remember ideas that I really liked.

Here are two of my favorite vignettes from a tour that I took in the St. Anne neighborhood of Dayton, OH.

Here is what I have done on the shady half of my front yard. (I'm still not satified with the sunny part).

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RE: ideas for front yards

I love to take tours AND look at pictures online to get ideas. Thanks for posting them!

RE: ideas for front yards

Here's two views of a nice little formal garden down the street from me that I love walking past. (The dome shaped tree is actually a lilac!)

This is, believe it or not, the 2 1/2' wide hell strip between the sidewalk and the street, on another walk.

RE: ideas for front yards

A few more from my morning walk...

This is a small space, about 10' deep about maybe 15' wide.

Another "takeover" of a hell strip:

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