Spring is coming, and you want to add some pizzazz to your lawn and some curb appeal to your front yard. You know you want the landscape to be lush and beautiful, but what to plant, where to plant it, and how to make it all look good together. That's a great deal to cover, but let's start with the plan. The keys to good landscape design are just like any other design - balance, color, unity, lines, and variety. What do these mean and how do you incorporate them? Read this article to get a good sense of the basics.