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What would you add?

We will be tearing out and re-doing the front beds in a few months when we replace our basement windows. I have never been happy with the overall look of the front but especially the R. side (pic The driveway is on that side and we have an additional spot for parking in front of the house (you can see the edge of a truck in the pic.) I feel like there needs to be vertical interest but am at a loss. This area is on the South side and gets the late day sun (starting at around 4 'til sunset). How would you continue or incorporate your idea into the left..I'm anal about symmetry. By the way, Hubs does not like bushes and any tree ideas need to be less than 6ft.
  • what would you add, gardening, landscape
  • what would you add, gardening, landscape

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  • Jeanette S
    Jeanette S Atlanta, GA

    I had another thought....if hubby does not want trees, perhaps a beautiful, decorative metal trellis on which you can attach brackets and hang all sorts of pots! A trellis as simple as one with a grid pattern would lend itself for all sorts of use.

  • Linda T
    Linda T Stewartstown, PA

    What I had written before, was basically growing a mix of wisteria, trumpet vine, climbing roses, jasmine and such, and adding morning glory, moon flowers and nasturtium seeds each year, to climb up the others. A riot of colour and shapes which will

  • Susanne Reeves
    Susanne Reeves Oroville, CA

    I would put shutters on your windows. And I think your walkway is just fine

  • Sally Smith
    Sally Smith Bishop Hill, IL

    the first thing i would do is to cover the biege part of the housie with siding to match the rest of the house.

  • Ebond

    First I would paint the left side of house darker shade of gray. Put black shutters on the front large windows. I hate storm doors, but maybe a full glass one. Absolutely curve the walk or curve out the planting area of the walk. You could curve