This lush suburban backyard includes a hand-laid gray brick paver and terra-cotta brick walkway, ornamental grasses, evergreen foliage and perennials. A wooden privacy fence, gray stone wall and fast growing privacy shrubs surround the garden.
As seen on HGTV's "Flipping the Block," sisters Shauna Williams and Anicka Marshall opted for a mix of artificial turf and teak parquet tiles on their patio for a lush, low-maintenance outdoor experience.
Rather than pay to remove the unsightly metal fence from her Chicago apartment patio, Erica Lugbill of Lugbill Designs covered it up with stained and pressure-treated lumber. The horizontal panels create privacy that the pre-existing metal fence didn’t offer. Red chairs provide a fun pop of color against the brown and gray tones of the patio.
An above-ground pool and spa are surrounded by tropical palms and colorful blooms, making this backyard retreat ideal for relaxation and entertaining. A privacy fence buffers noise and activity from the nearby neighbors.