Cape Cod house with wrap around porch – Older and historic homes often have a porch, sometimes with carved wooden ornaments or other decorative elements. Landscape around this porch is difficult because you do not want to detract from the porch itself. Landscaping ideas for older houses with porches should add color to the home without removing from the decor.
Hanging baskets are specially designed to hang from the top of the veranda roof. A rounded plastic container has a drip strap attached, and a curved metal piece attached to the best slings over a hanging hook and holds the basket in place. These baskets give a bright pop of color to the Cape Cod house with wrap around porch because of the colorful flowers inside. Use flowers that complement or match decorations on the porch — such as pink roses with pink floral pillows. Or mix and match multiple shades, place a color of flowers in each kind of basket. For porches without roof, look for hanging hooks for the yard. Made of wrought iron, these pieces have a straight shoulder, with a bent top. The hangar fits directly into the ground next to the veranda and the curved part in the top holds ample.
Front Porch Garden
The space directly in Cape Cod house with wrap around porch of the veranda is often overlooked. Map the size of the garden and use stacked rocks or wooden pieces as the walls of the garden. The walls give a clear division between the garden and the rest of the lawn. Create two separate gardens, one on either side of the stairs to the porch or porch entrance.