Season 12, Episode 1

America's Most Desperate Landscape 2014

Jason Cameron and his crew comb through application after application to find the ugliest front yard in America. Their search takes them to Helotes, Texas where Jason and Connie Vela are living in a mess. Their home used to house Connie's father's construction business and the yard shows it. There is junk left behind and there is even a prototype building that has a strong resemblance to a female body part. It's one of the most unusual projects we've ever tackled. Jason Cameron takes his Desperate Landscape crew to Texas for the massive two day project that includes tearing out part of the driveway, ripping off an unusual and dangerous overhang at the front door and camouflaging the femininely-shaped building. Once the clearing is finished, Jason and his team build a beautiful fireplace and pizza oven, lay a stone walkway and build a beautiful new portico. The finishing touch for this new yard is a huge fountain surrounded by yellow roses. When the work is finished, the Velas' complaining neighbors return to celebrate another Desperate Landscapes success.
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Dark Wicker Furniture

Gray wicker furniture in a backyard is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Desperate Landscapes.

Contemporary Patio with Wicker Furniture

A contemporary patio with neutral wicker furniture and wood cover is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Desperate Landscapes.

Photo By: Gary Payne/Getty Images

Post Landscaping Makeover Front Yard

Large front yard after being landscaped with new plants, trees, grass, and mulch.

After Picture Of Front Yard Makeover

A colonial home boasts a newly manicured front yard after a landscaping makeover.

Front Yard After Landscaping Makeover

The landscaping makeover for this home included work to widen the front steps, opening up the entrance.

Big And Bold Front Yard Landscaping Design After Makeover

An unused sunporch was removed, opening up space for a new planting bed and Bermuda shutter.

After Picture Of Front Yard Landscaping Outside Brick Home

View of front yard with blue wood box planters holding plants and flowers outside a brick exterior home.

After Picture Of Landscaped Front Yard

This after picture shows a newly landscaped front yard with plants, shrubbery and a shade tree.

Leaf Shaped Stepping Stones After Landscaping Makeover

This landscaping makeover features leaf shaped stepping stones and a walkway leading to a patio.

Tropical Patio and Cover

A tropical-inspired patio with a wood cover is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Desperate Landscapes.

Photo By: Gary Payne/Getty Images

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