Tips for Creating a Gorgeous Entryway Garden

Create a good first impression and amazing curb appeal with a welcoming front-door garden.

Victorian home with garden Photo by Janet Loughrey

Match the hardscaping and plants to the architectural style of the home. The footprint of this front-yard garden may be small, but the design, by homeowner Mona Neubert, reflects the high Victorian style of this home in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Formal hedges and iron statuary complement Victorian or Colonial architecture.

The intricately painted porch is the backdrop to a sidewalk border, which is neatly edged with brick and iron fencing, and planted with topiary boxwood and conifers. Victorian urns, pedestals and a small fountain complete the inviting landscape.

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