Southerners love nothing more than spending time outdoors.
Whether you want to update your front yard or start a new garden design from scratch, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer amount of landscaping ideas out there. How do you know which plants work well together? How do you figure out your sun and shade patterns without sitting in your front yard all day long? How much does all of this even cost? This is where the Southern Living garden experts come in. From coastal gardens to tropical gazebos, our favorite landscaping ideas will inspire you to start planting—and our tips and trick will help you make it happen.
If you’re looking to add some southern charm to your front yard, consider daffodils, magnolias, and an eclectic mix of fruit trees. If a more modern garden design is what you’re after, ornamental grasses plus container gardens of succulents may be the key. Design your dream garden with these simple, stunning, and, yes, totally southern landscaping ideas for a fabulous back and front yard.