Landscape Plans

Creating a landscape plan is often the first step to a successful garden design. To help you decide what to include in your landscape plan, we have plenty of tips, sample designs, and ideas to get you started. Whether you are looking to make over your entire yard or just want to spruce up a small area, we've got you covered.

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The Winner of Our Inaugural America's Best Front Yard Contest Literally Stops Traffic

An intrepid gardener creates a tropics-inspired oasis in an unlikely part of the country. Meet the winner of Better Homes & Gardens’ first-annual America’s Best Front Yard Contest.
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These Real-Life Gardens Wowed Us as America's Best Front Yard Finalists

Four lovingly landscaped yards garnered an impressive share of the 6,300 votes we received online. Each one hits a green thumb home run.
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3 Easy Ways to Dress Up Trees in Your Landscape

Shade trees are one of the best investments you can make in your landscape. Enhance their beauty and help them stay healthy with these simple tips for making the most of the space around them.
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Before-and-After Garden Makeovers

Look to these clever ideas for ways to add more interest to your landscape -- and make it easier to maintain, to boot.
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What Percentage of My Home's Value Should Be Put Into Landscaping?

I would like to redo the landscape in my yard and need help establishing a budget. What percentage of my home's value should be put into landscaping? What percentage of the money put into landscaping can I expect to get back if I were to sell? How much will my house appreciate due to professional landscaping?
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Landscape Design: Big Ideas for Your Landscape

Looking to solve a slope, add privacy, or create a better backyard for entertaining friends and family? Check out our landscape-design plans for plenty of clever, creative ideas.
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Before-and-After Cottage Garden Makeover

See how this weedy wreck became a gorgeous cottage garden overflowing with idyllic landscaping touches.
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A No-Mow Backyard

You can keep your mower in the shed when you replace your lawn with these fast-growing, durable plants. Our planting plan also ensures color all season long.