#7: Plant Some Color: 10 Curb Appeal Tips From the Pros
Except for the dead of winter, some types of annual
plants are always in bloom, says Sheri Silver, a landscape designer and
owner of Fiori Garden Design. "Spruce up your porch containers, window
boxes and front beds with some
colorful flowers for instant lift," Sheri advises. Never plant
artificial flowers -- a few inches of dark mulch will brighten up the
beds without screaming "fake."