Week of March 16, 2020 – Landscaping

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week

Spring is in the air and BBQ season is almost back into full effect. Now is the time to get your outdoor spaces ready to host the ultimate backyard party. Take a look at our Top 5 Design post showcasing innovative landscaping that will have excited to tend to your garden and touch up your yard.

1. Take What Mother Nature Gives You

Caribbean Colonial Architecture Provides The Inspo For This Waterfront Florida Home, Luxe

Palm trees and Florida go hand in hand. Check out how palm trees and other greenery contribute to the lush landscaping of this coastal Florida home.

2. Up-cycle for Better Landscaping

São Paulo’s Pacaembu Residence Reused Old Materials for the New House, design milk

This Sao Paulo estate makes use of recycled building materials not only in the home itself, but in the landscaping as well to create an urban oasis. Browse through pictures of this Brazilian estate to get some landscaping inspiration straight from the Southern Hemisphere. We can’t get enough of the plentiful botanical wall that connects the front and back yards.

3. Climate Limitations

The Saddle Peak Residence Situated in the Santa Monica Mountains, design milk

The climate can a play a large role in determining your landscaping needs. Take a look at this Santa Monica Mountain home to see how careful selection of plants can act as a great substitute for grass and other common shrubs in places where rain shortages persist.

4. There’s a Pergola for Everyone

13 Pergolas That Keep it Cool For Indoor/Outdoor Living, Dwell

Pergolas aren’t just for stuff old manor homes; there are tons of contemporary takes on the classic wooden latticed design. They act as both a great point of interest and a place to relax and entertain. Browse these updated designs to see how pergolas can enhance a home’s incorporation of the great outdoors.

5. The Variations of Gardens

The Society of Garden Designers Awards 2020 – the winning gardens, Homes & Gardens

Garden maintenance can require a lot of time and effort – but that effort can pay off in a space that inspires. Check out this collection of award-winning gardens for some ideas you can incorporate into your landscaping plans this spring.


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