In addition to the lush surroundings, a brick retaining wall provides privacy for this elegant backyard retreat. Lattice-inspired masonry and a mounted water fountain add a decorative element to the traditional hardscape.
This poolscape includes two-tiered entertaining and bathing areas surrounded by a stacked stone retaining wall of blended earth tones. The hillside plantings in the background soften the change in grades. Designer tip: Planting grasses in drifts will create a sense of movement, as they will appear to continuously flow through the garden.
Lower-level garden beds are part of the limestone retaining wall that separates the patio from the lawn. The look along the wall continues to be dynamic with the waterfall runoff from the infinity pool.
A stone retaining wall surrounds the backyard and swimming pool of this home adding a beautiful texture contrast against the lush green grass. Planted shrubbery creates a decorative topper to the wall and helps blend it with the natural surroundings.
This expansive backyard features detailed landscaping, with stacked stone retaining walls and yellow flowering plants leading to the nearby bocce ball court and stunning swimming pool with a boulder water feature.
Holographic pool tile shines above the negative edges of this pool, catching the eye with sparks of color. A natural rock retaining wall ties over the pool with a built in waterfall feature flowing into the pool. A desert inspired planted section separates the pool wall from the second tier retaining wall with neutral concrete blocks and black fencing.
A neutral retaining wall moves with the shape of the land creating privacy while still maintaining a connection to the surrounding land. The blue water shines against smooth patio, natural stone texture and pebbled sections. The natural tones mimic the distance mountains for a cohesive look blending natural with manmade.
An in-water walkway creates a path through the pool in this beautiful backyard. Wood chairs are decorated with a bright turquoise throw pillow for a pop of color in the seating area. Landscape lighting accents the plant life and keeps the yard bright.
A negative edge pool is a beautiful fit for cascading down natural slope of the land. Mosaic tiles create pops of color shining through the water to brighten the natural tones of the design. A natural rock retaining wall with built in waterfall feature creates a textural contrast to the smooth patio tile.
This natural rock retaining wall not only adds texture surrounding the swimming poll, but it doubles as a support for a built in waterfall featuring flowing into the body of the pool. Mosaic tile in the water catches the light for a touch of shining color.
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.
Cory Jorgensen designed this swimming pool waterfall feature to compliment the levels of this tiered backyard. The pool flows over the side landing in a smaller pool section with concrete tile stepping stones. The natural rock exterior of the waterfall, and retaining wall sections, are a nice contrast to the bright, healthy green coloring of the grass and shrubs.