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Making Over Your Yard and Who Can Help Jackson MS

Here at YardShare, we look at some pretty disastrous yards and offer advice on how to turn them around. This time, the starting point isn’t quite so dreary. The landscaping around this colonial style home isn’t horrid, it’s just somewhat unimaginative. The owner wants to find a way to spice things up and highlight architectural details like the door and windows.

Goldman Lawn Svc
(601) 354-9668
248 Manship St
Jackson, MS
 
Hoppergrass Services
(601) 362-9109
105 Clay St
Jackson, MS
 
Evans Lawn Service LLC
(601) 502-3722
714 North Oakridge Dr
Brandon, MS
 
Mitchell Lawn Care and Maintenance Service
(601) 291-1936
PO Box 13425
Jackson, MS
Services
Lawn care ,Sprinkler Installation and Landscape

Naylors Lawn & Residential Landscaping
(601) 484-6086
330 Cross Park Dr
Pearl, MS
 
Brooks Landscaping & Lawn
(601) 924-3700
4290 Whitehall Ave
Jackson, MS
 
Red Baron Professional Lawn/Landscape Service
(601) 720-8321
1029 Longwood Place
Pearl, MS
 
Community Lawn Care
(601) 362-1557
4033 Meadowlane Dr
Jackson, MS

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Jenkins Lawn Service
(601) 720-3470
P. O. Box 75552
Jackson, MS
 
Beasley Lawn & Landscape Maintenance
(601) 932-2501
2915 Highway 468
Pearl, MS
 
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From Old Colonial to Nouveau Colonial – Yard Makeover Time!

Here at YardShare, we look at some pretty disastrous yards and offer advice on how to turn them around. This time, the starting point isn’t quite so dreary. The landscaping around this colonial style home isn’t horrid, it’s just somewhat unimaginative. The owner wants to find a way to spice things up and highlight architectural details like the door and windows.

Colonial Front Yard Makeover

The first step is to take out the bushes that are obscuring the window areas. The yard will need height added in other areas to make up for this loss. A nice hedge would work along the edge of the driveway to draw the eye up the drive and toward the house. A shade tree would be another nice addition to the front yard, perhaps on the right side of the yard (as you are facing the house). A tree in that area would frame the house without blocking the view of the home from the street.

How Do You Showcase the Windows and Door?

Framing the windows at edges of the house with arbor arches is a potential solution. The arch shape would mimic the radius window above the doorway drawing attention to the central design. The arches would need to be painted to match the house trim. Then, they could be planted with climbing roses for an elegant Colonial touch. If the homeowner wants to focus attention on the wood shutters rather than the window panes, the arches could be centered between the two windows on each side of the door.

The remaining area beneath the windows can be filled in with tall, flowering plants that...

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