Oversized odd-shaped stones make for an eye-catching garden pathway on the grounds of this La Jolla, California, home. The path leads through the stonework archway of a trellis canopied and consumed by an overgrowth of wildflowers and topiary features. The multicolored stonework columns complement the textured walls of the home.
Fun, brightly colored fabrics liven up the neutral outdoor living space. An outdoor kitchen is fully stocked with a refrigerator, sink and grill, as well a bar area for eating. The stacked stone fireplace with herringbone firebox is the real focal point of the space.
This outdoor kitchen features a stacked-stone cabinet, stainless steel grill and appliances, and an Oklahoma flagstone patio. A rough cedar pergola covers the grilling station and provides shade during summer cookouts.
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.
Layer upon layer of neutral stone add texture to this spectacular outdoor space. A curved, stacked stone retaining wall doubles as seating around a huge fire pit where the owners and their guests can enjoy the gorgeous grounds and views.
Earth toned Belgard pavers are stacked together to form a curved garden wall at the end of a stone patio. While the wall itself provides plenty of seating, two comfortable metal patio chairs complete the space and provide a more comfortable lounging option. Orange cushions are complimented by light blue floral pillows.
Stone retaining walls define the rustic outdoor living space, which features a stone slab and moss patio. Custom pergolas flank the stacked stone fireplace, where comfortable armchair are the perfect place to relax and enjoy the views.
Pennsylvania bluestone treads are placed over Tennessee dry stack fieldstone for these patio steps. The wall and wall caps also are made of Tennessee fieldstone selected by Atlanta-based King Landscaping.