This large garden potting shed features lots of windows and a stone garden border. Rose pink doors and shutters add a sense of whimsy to a utilitarian structure. It's surrounded by a colorful cottage garden with canna lilies, black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia,) black sweet potato vine, chard, lavender, roses and amaranth.
This patio, steps and stairs use Pennsylvania bluestone pavers at the base and steps made of crab orchard stone slabs. The tall walls are made of existing pressure-treated timbers that Atlanta-based King Landscaping incorporated into design. The border around the patio uses Pennsylvania blue stone with a thermal finish.
A different photographic angle allows you to see the other side of the courtyard’s stone wall (at an earlier phase) and the lush green lawn which runs along the border and curves around to the far corner of the lot which is marked by an enticing garden folly (the mini-Greek temple).
A new lawn and the imaginative blending of shrubs and flowering plants radiate maximum curb appeal in this design which features a subtle but alluring detail – a rustic side entrance to the back yard on the far left.
A small brick shed with pointed roof is built into the stone wall surrounding this cozy, cottage backyard swimming pool. A planted border hugs the inside of the wall adding natural color and texture to decorate the space.
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.
Oversized cushioned wicker chairs shaded by a muted umbrella, offer comfort before the outdoor fireplace – with inset birdhouse – constructed in multicolored stonework. A complementary walkway borders manicured rows of shrubbery which form a perimeter around beds of wildflowers. Accent pillows on the chairs draw from the color of the surrounding greenery.
The lush but overgrown garden in this La Jolla home has been reshaped with sculpted classical lines while still giving texture and depth alongside the borders of this pathway. The stone path crosses through a trellis wound with vines and a stone pillared archway canopied with lush greenery that both hides and belies the open garden courtyard set in the distance.
The path up to this home's front door used to be straight and rigid. In the garden makeover, designers softened it with extra large field stones in different shapes. A border of liriope is a feathery border between a small pond and the walkway.
Well-planned garden beds make a graceful border for this Tudor home's front walkway. The plant palette is a mix of purple, yellow and white with ornamental grasses and evergreens providing year-round interest.
A rain garden collects water and encourages a gentle seeping of overflow onto the mountain surrounding this personal botanical garden called Ushuata. The stone border around the landscaped bed is lowered to grass-level to allow for the collection of run-off from the lawn.