9 ways to brighten up your front entrance

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1)    A fresh coat of paint on the front door in a lively color such as red or yellow

2)    Add a potted plant with all season color or leaf variegation such as Patriot Hosta

3)    Plant a summer bloomer near the door such as Pee Gee Hydrangea or Morning Star Hibiscus

4)    Add solar spotlights or path lights

5)    Plant lavender or rosemary plants for a scented entrance

6)    Add a window box with perennials, ornamental grasses and vines

7)    A friendly “Welcome” mat or sign

8)    Adding a Natural looking wreath such as forsythia

9)    Placing a couple of chairs and table to encourage sitting and talking

Visit Greenwood Nursery’s Accent plants to see what plants will brighten up your entrance.

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