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Create an Inviting Entry for Your Home

The front entry -- whether a porch, stoop, landing, or courtyard -- is the gateway to your home. Here's advice on using plantings and garden accents to make yours inviting.

The entry to your home is where you meet and greet visitors and see them off after a nice stopover. It’s where you want folks to pause and feel welcomed or linger just a bit longer after leaving. In this excerpt from Taunton’s Front Yard Idea Book, author Jeni Webber covers every aspect of designing an inviting entry, big or small. From adding plantings and training vines to creating courtyards and buffering neighborhood noise, Jeni offers numerous ideas to inspire you to develop your own warm and welcoming entry

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