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Give your outdoor space a makeover and improve your curb appeal with these front-yard and backyard landscaping ideas for inspiration.

100 DIY Landscaping Ideas

Whether you are looking for small backyard projects or large lawn landscape design ideas, there are plenty of DIY projects for every type of yard and budget that are sure to impress your neighborhood and improve your curb appeal on a budget! When it comes to landscaping, there are endless ideas and possibilities to make your outdoor space both functional and visually appealing.

From lush flower gardens and water features to outdoor firepits and decks, the options are truly limitless. Here you will find some of the most popular and innovative landscape projects to inspire you as you plan and design your outdoor oasis. Incorporating shrubs, annuals, herbs, succulents, and evergreens into your landscape design can add essential texture, color, shade and functionality to your outdoor space. Experiment with different combinations and placements to create a unique and beautiful landscape that meets your needs.  Whether you are looking for ideas for your slopes, driveways, walkways, or fence border, you will find plenty of garden design ideas for every spot in your yard.

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Hillside Walkway

Hillside Walkway and Landscaping from Ohio Thoughts

Easy Front Yard Walkway

Easy Front Yard Walkway from Petite Modern Life

Overflowing Wine Barrel Planter Front Yard Landscaping

Overflowing Wine Barrel Planter from Greyt Paper Crafts

Retaining Wall Planter with flowers Around a Tree

Retaining Wall Around a Tree from Handy Owners

Tree Ring Planter

Tree Ring Planter

Pallet Wood Walkway

Pallet Wood Walkway with Gravel from Funky Junky Interiors

Front Yard Landscaping idea for walkway

Curved Walkway Border Flower Beds and Plants from Make It Love It

Lava Rock Paver Walkway Landscaping for Front Yard

Lava Rock Paver Steps

front yard Mailbox Garden

Mailbox Makeover from Better Homes and Gardens

Rope light lined walkway for Front Yard

Lighted Landscaping for Front Yard (using rope lights) (source unknown)

Brick Edging for Flower Beds

Brick Edging for Flowers from Gardeen World

Easy Front Porch Landscaping

Easy Front Porch Landscape Design

Mail Box with flowers

Mail Box Updated from Beneath My Heart

DIY Window Box planter with flowers

DIY Window Box Tutorial from Two Twenty One

mailbox with flower landscaping

Mailbox Makeover from Flower Beds and Gardens

Colorful Flower Tree Ring

Colorful Flowers Around a Tree Ring (source unknown)

Affordable Landscaping from Curbly

buried Potted Plants along house landscaping idea

Easy Potted Plants (source unknown)

Retaining Wall in front of porch

Retaining Wall Curb Appeal from A Crafted Passion

cheap Brick Edging with flowers

Cheap Brick Edging from Home Depot

how to clean sidewalk

How to Clean Your Sidewalk from Rain on a Tin Roof

landscaping pathway for front yard

How to Landscape from Scratch from Confessions of a Serial DIYer

retaining wall Flower Bed Landscaping in front of house

Flower Bed Makeover from How Sweet Roman (link unavailable)

Hanging Galvanized Tub Planter

Hanging Galvanized Tub Planter Landscaping Idea (source unknown)

Front Yard Garden

Front Yard Garden from Happy at Home

Front yard Downspout Path landscaping

DIY Downspout Path from Two Twenty One

Front Porch Steps Walkway Makeover

Front Porch Steps Walkway Makeover from Listotic

Plants Around a Tree

Plants Around a Tree from This Old House

Raised Garden Bed Around Tree

Raised Planter Bed Around Tree from The Great Goodness

before and after front of house landscaping idea

Limestone Border Landcaping from The Tarnished Jewel

Flagstone Walkway

Flagstone Walkway in a Weekend from Better Homes and Gardens

Terra Cotta Lawn Edging

Terra Cotta Lawn Edging from Planted Well

Low Maintenance Landscaping idea along house

Low Maintenance Landscape from Wondermom Wannabe

Tree Stump Flower planter landscaping idea

Tree Stump Flowers Planter (source unknown)

after mulching front yard

Front Yard Mulch Landscaping from The Tarnished Jewel

window boxes

Window Planters and Shrubs from Shades of Blue Interiors


Rainscaping from Nature Seed

flower planters on fence posts

Mounted Baskets on Wood Posts from Cottage at the Crossroads

Flower Edging landscaping idea for front of house

Flower Edging from RemodelaCasa

Backyard Landscaping Ideas

Lattice Privacy Screen

Lattice Privacy Screen on a Budget from Four Generations One Roof

Checkered Flower and Paver Garden

Checkered Flowers and Pavers Design  (source unknown)

Wooden Screen for air conditioner

How to Hide Air Conditioner from Ugly Duckling House

Whimsical Lighted Flower Pot Flower Garden

Whimsical Lighted Watering Pot (source unknown)

backyard garden

Secret Backyard Garden from Not Just a Housewife

Tea Pot Fountain surrounded by flowers

Tea Pot Fountain from Hometalk

Side of House Flower Garden

Side Yard Makeover from Love of Family and Home

 Flower Landscaping Border Along Fence

Planted Flowers Border Along Fence

Overflowing Flower Planter

Overflowing Spilled Planter from InteriorHolic

 Spilling Flower Pot with flowers and rocks

Spilling Flowers Landscaping Idea (source unknown)

Backyard Tiered Landscaping idea

Backyard Tiered Landscaping from Bob Villa

Tipped Over Flower Pot Garden

Tipped Over Flower Pot Planter (source unknown)

garden bed edging with river rocks

Edging for Garden Beds from Dr Dan’s Garden Tips

garden Bed bordered with bricks

Perfect Border for Beds from Jenna Burger

Simple Edging with Pavers

Simple Curved Border  Landscaping Using Pavers (source unknown)

berm landscaping idea

Creating A Berm from Gardening Know How

Cobblestone Edging

Installing Cobblestone Edging from A Concord Carpenter

Backyard landscaping idea along fence

Backyard Makeover from Confessions of a Serial DIYer

Tipped Wheelbarrow Planter lined with rocks flower garden landscaping

DIY Tipped Wheelbarrow Planter from The Honeycomb Home

River Rock Planter Border

River Rock Planter Border from Ella Claire Inspired

Circular Flower Bed with Rock Border landscaping around a tree

Circular Flower Bed with Rock Border (source unknown)

corner of backyard Raised Garden Bed Landscaping idea

DIY Raised Bed Landscaping from Gardeners World

Firepit Patio for backyard

Firepit Patio from Brooklyn Limestone

Retaining Wall Block Raised Garden Bed

Retaining Wall Block Raised Garden Bed from Pet Scribbles

Raised Rock Herb Spiral

Raised Rock Herb Spiral from Family Food Garden

Fire Pit with Seating Area

Rustic Fire Pit with Seating Area (source unknown)

Landscape Layering

Landscape Layering from Pretty Purple Door

Along the Fence Raised Garden Bed landscaping idea

Along the Fence Raised Garden Beds from Loonyville

DIY Chevron Lattice Trellis

DIY Chevron Lattice Trellis from Remodelaholic

Planter Box Fence landscaping border

Planter Box Fence from Not Just a Housewife

DIY Concrete Fountain

DIY Concrete Fountain from The Family Handyman

DIY Tiered Water Fountain

DIY Tiered Water Fountain from Addicted 2 DIY

Backyard Landscaping idea along fence

Easy Backyard Plants Border from Flickr

Pebble Border Along Fence

Pebble Border Along Fence (source unknown)

Swimming Pool for Sloped Yard

DIY Swimming Pool for Sloped Yard from Cuckoo 4 Design

backyard raised planter along fence landscaping idea

Yard Makeover from Pinterest

Flowers Along Fence landscaping

Flower Planters Along Fence Border

rock garden

Replacing Lawn with Rocks from HomeTalk

Flower Bed Backyard Landscaping

Flower Bed Backyard Border

herb garden

Herb Planters Landscaping from Townmouse

mulching and edging around air conditioner

Edging and Mulching from Connecticut Lifestyles

rustic garden with rock borders and hydrangeas

Cheap and Easy Garden with Hydrangeas from Pine and Prospect

lavender and greens

Lavender and Greens Pathway from Matthew Cunningham

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