Nice patio & raised gardens - even a small irrigular shaped lot has potential and lots of appeal

10 Ways to Create a Backyard Getaway

Create a Backyard Getaway: Ensure Privacy. Your outdoor room will feel more like an oasis if it has a sense of enclosure. Fences and garden walls ensure privacy for patios, but you can also use lattice, pergolas, and landscaping to define outdoor space

Simple striking plant over arch


Blooming hot pink bougainvillea decorating a white entrance or archway to a stone patio. Beautiful, can't wait to have my beautiful garden.

less is more

French Garden V

French Garden V Photograph by Wendy Uvino - French Garden V Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale - Love the pebbles and boxwood!

vertical wall growing out of planters

I’ve always loved having edibles in my garden. It isn’t a new idea, cottage gardens in Europe traditionally combined growing vegetables for the family along with table flowers, due to the small spaces most people had in those times.

Random shaped pavers, a fountain, Adirondack chairs, and a marble-and-iron table.

10 Easy Outdoor Decorating Tips

A tiny front yard becomes a pocket paradise, a walled courtyard with graystone pavers, a fountain, Adirondack chairs, and a marble-and-iron table. Design Myra Hoefer this would be cool in backyard

This stone and brick path will look agood all year round

Brick and stone path to a secret garden. Pretty perfect [Greys Court - Walled Garden - Henley on Thames, England ]

evergreens will look good all year round

Traditional Landscaping Photos

Zig Zag Hedge Divides Garden Border From Walkway. Boxwood is shaped to form a zig zag design bordering the walkway and steps leading from one terrace to another. The linear shapes help define the space and bring an artful interest to this garden.