One of the garden's greatest strengths is its intuitive layout: guests enter off the kitchen, arrive at an outdoor dining table, then shift to a nearby sitting area for drinks before they end the night by the fire pit.
Perfectly kept grass gives a rich green floor to this beautiful backyard, and a neatly kept garden borders the grass. The white fence encompasses the area and highlights the natural colors of the plants. An orange bench is tucked between shrubs for a private sitting spot.
Of course, a home this charming comes with a formal garden. Trimmed hedges and shrubs outline the different sitting areas, while brick walkways invite visitors to take a stroll and appreciate the antebellum architecture.
This luxurious Connecticut estate is surrounded by a sweeping lawn and perennial gardens and located on a quiet cul-de-sac. The large backyard pool features a fountain and two sitting areas complete with an outdoor love seat, lounge chairs and an umbrella for relaxing in the shade.
This spacious patio features neutral Terrazzo tiles that lead the way to a relaxing pool and hot tub area. Blue stucco covers the home exterior, while a covered sitting area with a brown wicker furniture set offers a comfortable place for kicking back and enjoying the shade.
At the entry to the master suite, a seating area captures the California cool, bohemian style. A caramel butterfly chair and accompanying table with gold top are lit by the sunshine from the sliding door. A mini succulent garden is done with an air of refinement and sophistication to decorate the area.
This vibrant blue and purple garden of perennials and annuals in Newport, Rhode Island, is framed by a classic Italianate pergola and a backdrop of evergreens, earning it an ASLA 2018 Honor Award. Trees in container line the walkway along the pools connected by a channel to a sitting area. The project is designed by Reed Hilderbrand Landscape Architecture.
An outdoor patio area that takes one's breath away. This board and batten sided home offers a patio area with space enough for both sitting and dining areas plus a beautiful stone fireplace/hearth for those cold evenings.
This coastal-inspired pool and patio area features neutral Terrazzo tiles and a blue stucco exterior. Numerous sitting areas provide comfortable options for relaxing by the pool, while a nearby kitchen with a stainless steel grill and range hood allow the convenience of outdoor entertaining.
Tropical trees and long grass create mirrored gardens framing the backyard patio. A fountain is centered in the circular stone open-air patio with lounge chairs placed on either side for a tranquil sitting area. Glowing exterior light highlights the house including the second story columned balcony.