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10 Creative Modern Landscaping Ideas

So you are looking for some modern landscaping ideas for your front yard and wondering what type of design will suit your yard the best?

Then you are in the right spot as here I will give ten ideas that are easy to implement and give your house a luxury feeling.

This modern landscaping depends on the balance between plants like shrubs, trees, grass, river rocks, and other big rocks.

To make a good design, combine and mix them to create a texture in your front yard. 

Ten Modern Landscaping Ideas

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There are a lot of factors that may or may not contribute to the design of your landscape ideas. That is why you must set some priority and the ultimate goal behind this design so you do not get distracted. 

I will say that these modern landscaping ideas will be low maintenance. But if you can do a bit of mowing, cleaning, and fixing, your cost will be low, obviously, if you do not mind getting your hands dirty. Otherwise, professionals are ready to take on the task.

Also, read: Build your landscape with rocks and mulch

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1. Build a Trendy Pond in the Front Yard

Build a Trendy Pond in the Front Yard

Look, there is nothing like a swimming pool, no matter how small or big. But if you do not have that space in your yard, go for a small pond. This way, you will have the look and feel of the pool in a different fashion.

Although you can try other types of water-related ideas that may suit your front yard. But a small pool or pond with rocks circling it will add tremendous value to your yard if you do not have that pool.

2. Build the Walkway Creatively

Build a Walkway Innovatively

Everyone has a walkway in their yard, but how many have a new walkway idea that is absolutely new there? A very few, and you can be one of them if you design with different rock slabs and place them in a unique way than the normal. 

It may look odd at first, but when people praise you for it, it will start to look amazing. Try it and see what happens, as you can change them anytime you want.

3. Hang Climbing Plants on the Balcony

Hang Climbing Garden Plants on a Balcony

If you have a balcony and a scope to hang climbing trees, then why not you are using it? I know it is for big apartments in the city, but if you have the opportunity, do not waste it. 

Get some pots today and place those climbing trees, and you will see how beautiful they will look when they grow up, covering our whole balcony like your house in the middle of a rain forest.

4. Design a Modern Water Fountain

Design a Modern Water Fountain in the yard

I have informed you how attractive the water landscape design can be in your yard. Now again I tell you to design a water fountain as it is one of the best and most popular modern landscaping ideas.

Build a small water foundation that suits your budget and the space in the yard, then occasionally clean them and make sure the water remains clean. That is it, and you will make your yard 10 times more beautiful and attractive.

5. Try Vertical Modern Garden Ideas

Try Vertical Modern Garden Ideas

The vertical landscape is not common, not easy to maintain, and they live in the wall of your house. But if you love this idea, hire someone to set them up, as it will be difficult to design those vertical landscapes by yourself.

Use plants and other flowers to make a combination, as only plants may not be helpful here, and make sure you do not damage the wall over time.

6. Create a Forest Like Garden

Create a Forest Like Garden in the yard

Not just the climbing tree, you can build a big forest in your yard unless you fear all the dirt that it will build up over time. But do not set this up if you live in an area where rain is a daily occurrence.

In that case, you will end up with weeds in your yard, and removing them will take your life away. So set this up in a place where do rain, but not that much. Use some fertilizers to get rid of weeds once a year.

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7. Hedge Your Entire Front Yard Creatively

Hedge Your Entire Front Yard Creatively

Hedging yards are also among the popular modern landscaping ideas, and you may have seen them in most people’s yards. You can get those kinds of trees and set them up in your yard. 

But it needs weekly maintenance or let least once a month as you need to cut it. That is the only landscape rule you need to follow. Otherwise, it is an amazing green design in any yard.

8. Set Up Some Furniture in Your Garden

Set Up Some Furniture in Your garden

You can also add a table, desk, or any wooden furniture in your yard for sitting, coffee, or tea. If you fear the rain, set up a concrete or rock table to get the same feeling. The most luxurious home has it and you can have it too if your yard is big.

9. Make the Small Garden Look Like a Desert

Make the Small Garden Look Like a Desert

Do you like aloe vera or cactus? Then plant them in your yard with some desert rocks and make the surroundings a bit desert-like. This idea is unique and looks great if you have a dry yard where green plants have trouble sustaining.

10. Combined All Kinds of Plants and Stones

Combined All Kinds of Plants and Stones

Now combine everything I have told you in this article of modern landscaping ideas and implement them in your yard creatively. Use some stones, big and small plants, flower pots, stone slabs, and a water fountain and design a new modern landscape design.

Last Words

So these are the top modern landscaping ideas for the front yard that you can set up by yourself, except the vertical idea. I would say combine ll to the ideas and make a new design. You can do it or hire someone to help you with it. So now let’s get to work!

Modern Small Garden Ideas FAQs

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What is modern landscaping?

Modern landscape means having clean edges, an uncluttered look, and shiny feelings everywhere around the yard. It must feel like you are in a futuristic city.

How can I make my front yard modern?

Set up a tea table with a few chairs in the yard and plant flowers around it. You can also use shiny river rocks around it to make it more modern.

What is the most low maintenance modern landscaping?

Build a stone pathway creatively using odd space lightweight stones and rocks in your house. It is the most low maintenance landscaping for yards.

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Nazim Ali

Nazim Ali is an engineer who loves fixing things at home. He loves to try new things and share the knowledge with the world.