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cyrusd 05-23-2010 11:27 PM

Need some ideas for front of house
We ripped out all of the wild ugly stuff in the front of our porch- now we need some ideas of what to put there.
My girlfriend and I have no green thumbs between the two of us- but want to learn!

This spot gets pretty a good amount of sun in the evening, I live in Garland Tx so it gets pretty hot as well.

We really have no clue what we should do with the front of the house- we drove around tons of neighborhoods around us to find ideas and nothing really appealed to us.
I really want to get rid of the tan little rocks we have and get 1 solid darker color, either a black or a dark gray.

Anyone have any suggestions???
We were also thinking about a fountain or something of some sort.

A few things we liked when we were wandering around a few places:

Golden Shrimp Plant -

Persian Shield -

Cordyline Australis -

Cone Flowers -

President hibiscus -

Husker red beardtongue -

Maui red ixora -

Texas sage silverado -

Passion flower blue crown -

Here are some photos of the area:

TxBuilder 05-24-2010 02:44 PM

How do you feel about native growth? I have a bunch of wild flowers and cacti out front of my place and I love it.

cyrusd 05-25-2010 12:34 AM

Some wild flowers and cacti look really nice- do you have any pics??

TxBuilder 05-25-2010 09:59 AM

I'm looking, I'm at work and I don't have my pics on this comp.

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