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Landscape Design Highlights 6 Backyard Landscaping Design Layouts

Design layouts provided by help consumers with backyard landscaping, offering information on six different ways to design a yard or garden.

Huettl Landscape Architecture in Walnut Creek, CA

CALIMESA, CA November 17, 2011- helps consumers choose the perfect backyard landscape design with six layouts using geometrical composition. Focusing on backyard landscaping projects, these six yard layouts allow designers to establish consistency and harmony throughout a landscaped space, creating a visual theme.

The use of lines and arcs to create circles, squares and other geometric shapes is the basis of geometrical composition that designers use to create cohesive backyard designs. Using such shapes help designers define different areas of a proposed design, for example separating a lawn area from a patio or pool area.

The six most widely used garden layouts are curvilinear, radial, rectilinear, rectilinear-45, arc-and-tangent and irregular.

While each of these geometric design styles offers advantages, one must first consider the property size and shape to determine the best layout for the space. The site discusses each style in detail, revealing which layouts are best for large open sites, smaller spaces, and which are most commonly used for residential construction and commercial construction.

Visit for full layout details and design samples. The site's video channel on, also offers over 125 landscaping videos to gain inspiration from.

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About works with a team of professional landscape designers and writers to bring together the very best landscaping resources and information available. Homeowners, landscape designers and architects, builders and more can also stay up-to-date through the site's extensive collection of articles, landscaping photos and videos on landscape design ideas, products and more.

For consumers ready to turn their landscaping design dreams into reality, the site offers an easy-to-use Find a Professional directory to find local landscape designers and contractors throughout the United States and Canada.

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