Purple hyssop and yellow flowering mustard create a complimentary color palette in this vibrant country garden. The design intent was to create a garden evocative of the regional landscape through the use of perennials with year round color and textural interest.
To better integrate this historic home into its beautiful Pennsylvania surroundings, the landscape designers replaced a decorative boxwood in front of the house with a terrace overlooking the spacious Pine Creek Valley.
The shady undergrowth of this roadside garden includes plants in an array of textures and colors, creating an inviting entry to this Pennsylvania property. Purple flowering geraniums provide a pop of color amongst the verdant shrubs.
How does the space look when it’s dark outside? Brad Groff of Wrightsville, Pennsylvania’s River Valley Landscapes says to include just enough light to safely get from point A to point B, then highlight certain features — such as small trees — with vertical lighting. Fixtures that conceal the bulb are best.
The dynamic garden composition in front of this 100 year-old stone Pennsylvania farmhouse is filled with perennials that command attention with their colorful foliage every season of the year. Euphorbia, Black-Eye Susans, and an array of textures add visual interest and color throughout the landscape.
In this focal fireplace by architect Jim Rill, Pennsylvania flagstone distinguishes the fireplace surround and floor, and the mantel and trim are made of clear fir to complement the mission-style furniture and exposed beam ceiling beautifully. Note how placing the TV off to one side rather than directly above the hearth keeps the focus on the fireplace.
A private backyard retreat is immersed in this beautiful hardwood forest. The natural stone fire pit features a Firebrick interior and is capped in Pennsylvania Bluestone, which serves a dual purpose by providing additional seating for convenient outdoor entertaining.
For this Georgia patio, Landscape Studio used Pennsylvania Bluestone pavers laid in an Ashlar pattern. The different sizes (12-by-18, 18-by-24 and 24-by-24) and color of the pavers create a rustic effect. The mortar also matches the mortar in the home's exterior.
Wood, stone and granite combine to create this Pennsylvania outdoor living room with bar seating and appliances, such as a grill and smoker. The outdoor kitchen features a truss and timber frame design by Mid-Atlantic Timberframes.
This patio, steps and stairs use Pennsylvania bluestone pavers at the base and steps made of crab orchard stone slabs. The tall walls are made of existing pressure-treated timbers that Atlanta-based King Landscaping incorporated into design. The border around the patio uses Pennsylvania blue stone with a thermal finish.