This serene courtyard features circular garden beds, large trees and two wooden benches that provide an ideal resting spot. A large arbor with trellis fencing provides a walkway, linking together the kitchen and dining areas.
This outdoor courtyard area features foliage and vining plants to take advantage of the vertical space. Artistic panels hang in front of a combination of brown metal fencing and red brick wall to offer privacy and vertical interest.
A roomy hot tub offers a relaxing vantage point to enjoy this dreamy, Tuscan-inspired courtyard garden. Strands of white lights stretch in neat rows above the space, creating a ceiling effect that adds to the garden's coziness.
Instead of a front lawn, which requires lots of water, landscape designers planned a simple, green-on-green garden mulched in pea gravel. A Stewartia is the focal point. Irregular stepping stones help soften the crisp angles of the house.
A long, clean-lined fire pit is flanked by matching outdoor sofas, creating a fun, fabulous spot for relaxing in this Tuscan-inspired courtyard garden. Strings of lights run overhead, creating a ceiling of sorts that makes the space feel even more cozy. Lush plantings add to the courtyard's Mediterranean feel.
From the back deck, the homeowners have sweeping views of the valley beyond. The formal garden is all about balance. Symmetrical flower beds full of grasses, flowers and trees flank the geometric courtyard, where a reflecting pool is the focal point.
An arched stone gate with a weathered doorway leads to the heavily landscaped courtyard of this Spanish-style home in Austin. A stone fountain provides a focal point and the serene sound of trickling water. Light stone finishes contrast with dark woods throughout the home.