Being a home owner comes with a certain set of responsibilities. No, this isn’t a lecture on finances. This is about home maintenance, specifically maintaining your front yard. It’s important to keep this area of your home well groomed and taken care of because it informs so much of people’s opinion about your home. What do you think when you drive past a house and the grass is two feet high and weeds are crawling all over the place? Looks abandoned right? The house is the butt of neighborhood jokes. Nevertheless, here are five things to keep in mind when you are generating front yard landscaping ideas.