Angled roof sections on the home paired with a bright white exterior create a glowing backdrop for this simple pergola structure. The clean lines of the wood formation sit over concrete patio flooring. A wood fence frames the outer perimeter of the yard adding privacy and closing off the yard.
This swimming pool brings an air of elegance to the cozy cottage feel of this home. The stone home exterior blends down to a concrete patio surrounding the rectangular pool. A border of planted grasses and shrubs adds beautiful natural color, texture and height to decorate the space.
Natural stone retaining walls create a textural border around the pool and concrete patio area in this elegant backyard. The retaining walls create elevated planted areas perfect for ornamental grass and larger shrubs giving natural decoration to the landscaping.
The dining room of this home features a removable pocket-door-style wall that opens out onto a concrete patio. The patio consists of concrete slabs separated by narrow strips of grass and features a sitting area with a built-in fire pit.
The front yard is planted with native grass seed and ornamental grasses at varied levels to create an edge for the entry patio. The linear design of the building extends into the landscape with concrete curbs and planters.
The evening light highlights the fire from the concrete fire pit in the backyard of this modern home. Concrete tiles form a grid-like patio with strips of grass peeking through. Brown wicker furniture provides seating to enjoy the atmosphere.
The kitchen and dining area are situated in a box-like structure that juts out over a grass and concrete patio. The patio is part of a terraced landscape strategically designed to work with the home's hillside locale.
Concrete pavers create a grid-like look to this patio. Strips of grass between the concrete sections add color and softness. Brown wicker chairs are decorated with turquoise and green graphic throw pillows. A raised fire pit blends nicely with the casual design.
Beds of drought tolerant shrubs and ornamental grasses, sand finished concrete pavers, statuary, a raised deck for lounging and other features bring a zen garden feel to this private pool and patio area.
A raised hot tub matches the stone finish of the retaining wall bordering the patio. The smooth concrete patio tiles are a beautiful contrast to the natural stone texture. Ornamental grasses and shrubs are planted up the hillside leading to the tree line for natural decoration.
This 300-square-foot patio at HGTV Smart Home 2013 comprises 30-inch cement slabs designed to replicate steppingstones. Mondo grass softens the gathering space, furnished with Adirondack chairs and designed to accommodate quiet conversations.