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.
Thick stone retaining walls define the backyard, as well as complement the home's contemporary architecture. A sitting area tucked against the far side of the space allows the owners and their friends to catch up while their kiddos play on the grass.
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.
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.
Ornamental Grass Landscaping With Natural Stone Retaining Wall
A natural stone retaining wall levels out this lawn and creates an elevated planted section perfect for decorating the yard. Ornamental grasses add beautiful natural color and create a soft textural contrast to the well-trimmed grass.
Backyard Bluestone Patio With Stacked Stone Retaining Walls
Designer Heather Lashbrook Jones of a Blade of Grass Landscape Design suggests prioritizing areas that will be seen the most. From their back windows, the homeowners overlook a lovely bluestone patio so low stacked stone walls serve as a wow factor that define the outdoor living and dining areas. To cozy up the seating area, a custom outdoor fireplace was constructed using American and Corinthian granite.
Looking at it now, it's hard to believe that the backyard once sloped straight down the hill. After careful planning by the landscape architects, locally cut stone retaining walls were added to level off the deck and recapture all of this useable space.