Situated at the edge of the property in the lower yard, the small Greek temple offers an impressive view of the open lower yard (ideal for tent events and cocktail parties), the enclosed courtyard and the upper pavilion which is obscured here by the temple’s dome.
These sleek containers are tall enough to hold flowers and plants and create some privacy without blocking the skyline views. The all-weather containers are placed around the modern urban rooftop terrace. The designer chose sun-, drought- and wind-tolerant plants.
A stone birdhouse and a border of native rocks frame the exterior spaces of this tropical home, which rests on 26 acres in the community of Omao, on Kauai's southern side. Tropical foliage in a range of colors opens up to a sweeping ocean view.
Historical inspiration was drawn from gardens in the United Kingdom's National Trust properties for this landscape. The succession of rooms defined by formal pathways, focal points and ornamental plantings are typical of classic parterre-style gardens.
This modern home features box shapes, long windows and a gray tone which is a beautiful contrast against the natural colors from the surrounding yard. A stone walkway leads from the house through the garden area.
Modern Mediterranean masterpiece: This gorgeous home sits on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Parts of the home's gardens are well-groomed and parts left feeling wild, creating an interesting juxtaposition of style that feels casual and unique.
The Rash garden has a sense of progression, with pathways leading to garden rooms and windows and gates opening up to other sections of the garden. The architecture of the walled garden gives a sense of discovery as you move through the space.
The rooftop garden on this round clubhouse, surrounded by high-rise apartments in Bangalore, India, needed to provide a spectacular view for both clubhouse guests inside and apartment residents outside. Joly John of Shibanee & Kamal Architects created a hanging garden that provides a living focal point.
The driveway descends down the yard with separated concrete tracks then meets at a large turnaround space and three car garage. The evening lighting highlights landscape lighting shining up in the small planted trees and the bright glow of the garage mounted lanterns. Ornamental grass and small plants provide natural decoration for the drive.