faced porch

Curb Appeal

October 20th, 2009

An inviting front entrance captures your attention and helps ground the house to the land. This project brought the scale of the landscape up to the scale of the house. Inspiration was taken from the stone facade of the house to select appropriate materials in the landscape.

Project Type: front yard

Design Style: informal, curvilinear, asymmetrical

Landscape Elements: interlock walkway, interlock driveway insert, raised planter, faced porch, armour stone boulder work, garden beds with perennials and shrubs.

Hardscape Materials: Chatham beige Tafalgar Paver from Permacon, Sheffield Beige & Black Celtik Wall from Permacon, Orillia buff armour stone

Plant selections: Louisa Crabapple (Malus Louisa), Creeping Phlox (Phlox subulata), Green Gem Boxwood (Boxus ‘Green Gem’), Bleeding Heart (Dicentra stectabilis ‘Alba’, Boston Ivy Parthenocissus tricuspidata ‘Veitchii’