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Stone Entrance With Xeriscaped Mediterranean Garden
This xeriscaped, Mediterranean-style landscape brings color and adds interest to the front entrance of a suburban home.
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Terraced Water Garden
This long, Mediterranean-style water garden lined by trees leads to an arched entrance where a statue sits. Stone walls frame a grassy path.
View of Formal, Mediterranean Garden
Just past the outdoor kitchen, a formal garden awaits you. A round flower bed with a tree at its center is the focal point of the design.
Terraced Garden With Fountain
Truly an outdoor paradise, this garden steps down 75 feet from the main house via several terraces, each with their own dedicated use. There's a pool, a dining area, a great lawn and a formal parterre garden with a central fountain.
Colorful Garden With Olive Trees
Huge olive trees and layers of colorful plants soften the entryway from this home's motor court to the front door.
Accessible Mediterrean Style Garden
This botanical garden provides multiple venues for universal access and features a brick walkway, a raised pond in the center, flowers and bushes.
Tuscan-Style Garden With Urn
Decorative pieces, such as a large urn and silver orb give this Tuscan-style flower bed a unique, whimsical look.
Peaceful Garden Oasis
Nestled in this Mediterranean-inspired garden is a cozy seating area with a curvy wooden rocking chair. Stone-and-brick pathways lead from the patio throughout the lush plantings.
Striking View at Dusk
Hedges and shrubs provide privacy without obstructing the view at this beautiful Mediterranean home.
Tuscan-Inspired Garden with Succulents
This colorful garden features an array of succulents, adding style and color to the exterior of this Tuscan-inspired, Los Angeles-area home.
Lovely Garden Beside Outdoor Kitchen
Adjacent to the spacious outdoor kitchen, this lovely garden area is perfectly maintained with a healthy green lawn, circular flower bed and a neutral rock pathway.
Driveway Lined With Citrus Trees & Terra Cotta Pots
To help provide screening from the neighbor's, and to promote the Mediterranean style, the large terra cotta pots and citrus trees were selected.
Succulents Grace Entryway of California Home
Plants surround this Tuscan-inspired home in Los Angeles, adding to its homeyness and charm. At this entryway, built-in planters house miniature gardens of succulents.
Terraced Garden With Drought-Tolerant Plants
The tiered garden was built to provide visual interest along the back wall. Two full-grown magnolias trees were craned in to fill out the landscape which contains only drought-tolerant plants.
Tuscan-Style House with Extensive Garden
The side garden of this Tuscan-inspired home in Southern California grows with lush natives plants that frame and soften the lines of the house.
Pathway in Secret Garden
Also included in this estate grounds is an area for the clients' 'secret' garden.
Marble Exterior With Mediterranean Landscape
The Mediterranean landscaping in this front yard garden creates an inviting entrance to this Tuscan-style marble home.
Elegant Water Feature on Outdoor Mediterranean Patio
This garden sitting area offers a stunning view of the valley and ocean beyond the fountain. Flowers in an array of colors provide a color pop.