A stone fence provides an elegant border for an Alanta garden. The homeowner desired a garden view from every window, which resulted in seven garden rooms oriented in relation to the house, according to Harrison Design. The home has been on tours hosted by The Cultural Landscape Foundation and the Atlanta Botanical Garden.
A curving fence with a lush covering of dense plantings is part of an award-winning landscape for a Coral Gables, Fla., home. The landscape design by ArquitectonicaGEO won a 2014 Annual Design Award by the Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Around the perimeter of the back yard, a tall wood fence provides privacy from nearby neighbors. Petite pots with succulents make a flexible and low-maintenance centerpiece on the outdoor dining table.
In the renovation of this beach cottage, one of the big improvements was to create a welcoming entryway. The front door was hidden, so the designers set up a fence and gate which invites guests down the path to the home.
Even small urban spaces can incorporate water features. This Minneapolis backyard is only 27-by-64 feet, but the landscape plan by Southview Design carved out space for a water fountain created with slabs of stacked New York bluestone. The overall yard won an award from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.
Weathering steel is used for fencing, which creates an open, airy boundary for this rustic backyard. Stone garden walls mix with beautifully planned landscaping for a cohesive, naturalistic environment.