When people come to your house, the first thing they see before they walk up to your door is your yard. So it is safe to say that the inside of a house is not all that matter when it comes to your house looking homey and inviting for other people.
Having a front or a back yard can be a little precarious, especially if you do not know what to do with it. Sometimes a front yard looks awkward due to its landscape and positioning; this may lead to a very weird looking yard. Too many trees, or even too many rocks laying around can make your yard looks like a complete disaster. That being said, carefully designing and planning the landscape of your yard is a very important step when building a home.
As stated above that too many trees and rocks laying around can make your yard looks messy, too few of them can also make your yard looks dry and dessert-ish. It’s all about the balance. You can put rocks on each side of the sidewalk leading up to your house, and you can also plant trees and berry bushes at the borders of the home for more variations.
Just remember to keep it balanced and not overdo it! However, if you want to try and do the landscaping on your own, there are many landscaping tutorials that you could find on the internet! Though your best chances of having a professionally put together front and backyard is to hire a landscaping company and tell them how you want your yard to look like; whether you want it natural or modern.