Tips for Creating a Gorgeous Entryway Garden

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

Landscaped Entry Photo by Janet Loughrey

Choose plants that are in scale with the house. The mixed border at the entrance to this Portland, Ore., home includes plants with multi-season color, long bloom time and eye-catching foliage. The layered plantings soften the home's foundation.

Dwarf evergreens placed on each side of the steps draw attention to the front entrance. A blue Atlas cedar (Cedrus atlantica f. glauca) marks the end of the sidewalk and adds height. Designed by Margaret de Haas van Dorsser, of Margaret's Enchanted Gardens

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