Foolproof Upgrades That Will Instantly Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

3. Plant fresh, colorful flowers

Planting flowers in pot with dirt or soil

Freshening up your yard is easier than you think. | iStock.com/AlexRaths

We’d be hard-pressed to find an individual who doesn’t love flowers — although, we know they’re out there. For most of us, the sight of them brings a smile to our face, not to mention their lovely aromas. Flowers can totally transform the look of your house, and you don’t need to have a green thumb to achieve botanical beauty, either.

If you’re not sure where to start, visit your local nursery or garden center. The experts on staff simply love to nerd out, and they’ll be able to tell you which plants you’re least likely to kill, which ones will fare best where you live, and the wide variety of color schemes you can choose from.