Landscape Solutions

Get inspired by these beautiful backyard makeovers.

Three-Level Backyard



A sloping, weedy backyard became three levels of very usable space in this beautiful makeover by landscape designer John Black.

Four-Section Backyard



For a bare and bland backyard, landscape designer Matt Olson created a contemporary design plan that divides the yard into four separate rooms.

Outdoor Barbecue



One side of this backyard patio was flanked by a tall, imposing wall. Landscape designer Kimo Rusing ripped out the wall and installed a beautiful barbecue with a water feature on each side.

A Backyard for Entertaining



Designer Mindy Kreuger uses every inch of a tiny yard to give a couple of newlyweds privacy and a place to entertain.

A Relaxing Patio



The addition of a new garage left the homeowner's backyard in a muddy mess. Landscape designer Mark Foreman created a patio and meditation garden, divided by a beautiful new lawn.

A Lush Backyard Makeover



A narrow Manhattan backyard gets this lush makeover with a beautiful pergola for relaxing and entertaining by designer Jim Morgan.

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Get out of town -- without leaving your yard. We'll help you find an inspired getaway as close as your back door.

Landscape Solutions for Awkward Spaces

Electric meters, air conditioning units and blank walls disappear with these landscaping tricks.

Small Yards, Big Designs

These makeovers make dull yards into dazzling, relaxing garden spaces.

Backyard from DIY Network Blog Cabin 2009

Complete with flagstone-paved courtyard and covered patio, the backyard provides a peaceful haven ideal for entertaining guests. A handyman's workshop is tucked away in a covered port, but within easy reach should creativity call.

Backyard Landscaping Ideas

8 ideas for sprucing up the backyard with raised beds, planters, even synthetic turf!

Eco-Landscaping Makeover

A dreary front yard gets a major boost in curb appeal with low-maintenance landscaping that is easy on the earth and the eyes.

How to Landscape a Sloping Backyard

See how the owners of a large townhome have a landscape designer solve the problem of a sloped backyard and a dull front yard.

Pergola From Blog Cabin 2014

With a living wall draped with plants and all-weather materials, the backyard pergola provides a shaded spot to relax.

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