This outdoor space in particular has a sense of "organized lushness," as a stone walkway and trimmed turf provide a clear path through the tropical garden. Once they reach the end of the trail, guests can choose to sit or continue their journey in either direction.
Entering this tranquil garden is like stumbling upon another world, as busy streets give way to towering palm trees and flowering bushes. A paver walkway winds gently through the space, and so sets an easy-going tone that will carry throughout the property.
This modern backyard oasis provides the ideal spot for outdoor entertaining, pairing together natural wood planks and polished concrete. Lush plants line the space providing a soft accent, while a stainless steel grill and countertop area offer an area for food preparation.
Trimmed hedges not only bring a touch of symmetry to the yard, but also mark the entrance to its strolling garden. As guests follow the gravel path, they'll be treated to sights of topiaries, perennials and ornamental grasses.
For additional ambiance, the landscape architects outfitted the garden with an accent wall that doubles as a cool, cascading water feature. Lush green plants all around further the sense of a hidden oasis.
Even the fencing is extraordinary -- all Brazilian handcrafted hardwood with bronze detailing. No matter which side of the garden they stand on, guests will enjoy views of the wood, stone paths and ornamental grasses.
A wall of Devonshire limestone encloses the garden, emulating the shape of a traditional Tansu chest. The treasure within is just as extraordinary, with sculpted pine trees, rare Japanese Maples and a hedge of weeping cherries enlivening the landscape.
This small backyard is high on color and sustainability. An eclectic mix of materials that include block walls, ornamental pea gravel, flagstone and boulders makes for an exciting and sustainable design.
This chic outdoor space uses low-maintenance plants to create a small garden area. Bright yellow outdoor pillows and metal chairs add bold color to the space for a casual sitting area, and a wood wall adds privacy to this New York city hideaway.
Wanting to give their clients room to soak up some sun, the Landform Design Group carved out this little lounge area. Where lush green turf keeps the space soft, two neutral chairs with blue pillows invite the homeowners to sit back and relax.
In the spirit of British Colonial style, this property includes a series of "outdoor rooms," or spaces that are defined by walls of palm trees and other native plants. This wood pergola marks the entrance to one such space, with a bench at the end for quiet reflection.