Front Yard Program Checklist

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How do you use your outdoor space now? More importantly, how would you like to useit in the future? Is the purpose of your front yard to provide a visual statement, a welcome mat, if you will, to your family and friends? That's a fine approach, but many people are looking for places to relax outdoors or gather and visit. Is your yard a place for your children or your pets to play? A place for outdoor entertaining? Some homeowners grow food crops in their front yard, which is worth considering if it gets the most sun.

Click to download & review the checklist on the right and see which uses and functions you want your space to provide. Some of the variables you might consider are listed below. The complete descriptions are outlined in my book The New American Front Yard.

 

Flow
Outdoor uses 
Safety
Plant Materials
Maintenance

 

Contact Us

Sarah Sutton
1700 Shattuck Avenue, #87
Berkeley, California 94709
Telephone: 510-685-0021

 

Resources

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