Landscape Solutions

Get inspired by these beautiful backyard makeovers.

Three-Level Backyard

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

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

Four-Section Backyard

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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