America's Best Front Yard

Is your yard a winner? We’re in search of America’s Best Front Yard, and we want to see yours! If curb appeal is your middle name and your garden is the envy of the neighbors, we want to hear from you!

Is Your Front Yard America's Best?

Enter for a Chance to Win!

From May 7 through June 7, 2019, share a photo of your yard with both hashtags #BHGBestFrontYard and #Contest on Instagram or Twitter, or upload your photo directly here. You could win $2,500, and have your yard featured in the pages of Better Homes & Gardens and on bhg.com! (See official contest rules here.)
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Creative Curb Appeal Ideas to Copy Now

Turn a ho-hum exterior into your happy place. These fresh curb appeal ideas will inspire you to get in touch with your creative side, STAT.
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12 Curb Appeal Trends That Are Here to Stay

Want to make the front of your house stand out? Try one -- or some -- of these here-to-stay and oh-so-cool curb appeal trends.
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Little Exterior Updates with Huge Impact

This suburban two-story needed an update, and the contractor-homeowners wanted the change to be subtle yet dramatic. See how a coat of gorgeous green paint, fresh hardware and accessories, and a portico addition tallied up to give the home exterior a brand-new look.
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Our Favorite Farmhouse Exteriors

Antique finds and fresh finishes are lively additions to any home. Combine them with clean lines, aged wood, and neutral backdrops to capture the true essence of modern farmhouse style.
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Create High-End Curb Appeal for Less

Boost your home's curb appeal without draining your wallet. These simple, budget-friendly fixes—like adding a wreath, painting the front door, or tending to the landscape—will make your home look like a million bucks.
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Small Changes, Big Impact

The Dos and Don'ts of Choosing Front Door Colors

Ready for a front door refresh but not sure where to start? Look to these expert color tips and discover a happy hue for your home.
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The Dos and Don'ts of Choosing House Paint Colors

Ready to give your home a fresh new look? See how to dial up curb appeal with fresh color combinations, and use these simple tips to transform your home's exterior with paint.
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19 Best Exterior Color Schemes

Boost your home's curb appeal with inspiration from these tips and tricks for creating perfect exterior color schemes. Learn how to figure out what exterior colors go together and how to pick hues that work for your home’s style and architecture.
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How to Build Custom Cedar Shutters

Lend classic appeal to characterless windows with house shutters. These cedar shutters are an easy-to-customize DIY project you can do with a modest budget and a few basic tools.
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DIY Front Door Ideas

Roll out the welcome mat! With a few DIY updates, these front doors emerge from the shadows and become the best-looking entryways on the block.
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Unusual Front Door Colors That Work

When it comes to front door color, fortune favors the bold. These nine unexpected shades will add a dose of happy color to any home.
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Add Curb Appeal, Quick!


Best Shrubs For Containers

Living with a small space garden doesn't mean you're limited to small flowers. Infuse big impact into your garden using fuss-free shrubs in movable pots.