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Barren Backyard Becomes an Outdoor Retreat

Designed for homeowners who love to entertain, this multifunctional backyard is built for fun and relaxation

Skyscrapers in Sight

Hilltop retreat offers dramatic views of the Calgary skyline

Keep Prying Eyes at Bay - in a Unique, Cool Way!

See how a stone façade with fireplace and pergola was built to create privacy for this New Canaan, Conn. Backyard.

How to Transform a Side Yard with Stock Tanks

See how galvanized troughs planted with hydrangeas serve as a barrier between neighboring homes

Lake Winnipesauke Property Gets a Sustainable Landscape

Permeable pavers and ornamental plantings instead of grass make this landscape attractive and green

Small Backyard Becomes Party Central

A family in Northborough, Massachusetts avoids moving when their backyard dreams become reality

An Unused Hillside Becomes a Statement-Making Swimming Pool

See how these Saint Louis homeowners got the ultimate backyard for hosting parties

The Transformation of a Lake Front Landscape

A waterfront home in New Hampshire gets a custom outdoor living space and upgraded landscaping

San Marcos Backyards Become Multidimensional Outdoor Rooms

A San Diego contractor specializes in updating backyards with fire features, bars and more

A Newport Beach backyard gets outdoor living features that can be controlled with an iPad

A home near L.A.’s coast gets a new outdoor space with a strong connection to the indoors

A Ventura County home gets a new outdoor fireplace, remodeled pool and more

Split Driveway Causes Confusion

A new wall and steps help attract visitors to this home’s front door

South Shore Patio Re-design

A Duxbury home gets a new bluestone patio designed for entertaining

Rustic Pool House in Mississippi

A home in Flora gets a new pool, spa, outdoor kitchen and fireplace

Indiana Backyard Remodel

A Valparaiso family gets a new landscape that is inviting for people and wildlife

Small Yard Transformation

How a Boise townhome’s small backyard was maximized for entertaining and relaxation

Small Outdoor Living Space

Check out a Poughkeepsie backyard with a paver patio, fire pit, water feature and more

Suburban Courtyard Transformation

A Central Kentucky family gets a new outdoor entertaining space and rain garden

Small Space Japanese Garden

A private garden in the Pacific Northwest provides refuge and renewal

High-Tech Pool & Landscape

This backyard’s pool, water features, fire elements & more can be controlled with an iPad or iPhone

Zen Backyard

A Florida home’s outdoor spaces get a lush, tropical makeover

Retreat on the River

See how a steep riverside property was transformed into an outdoor living getaway

Sedona Outdoor Living Masterpiece

A desert backyard gets a pool, ramada, outdoor kitchen, fireplace and more

Walkway Creates a Welcoming Entrance

See how the addition of a sunroom to this GA property created a need for a new path

Backyard Resort & Bar

Discover how a resort-like setting was created in this Orange County backyard.

California Courtyard Garden

Discover how this front courtyard was transformed into a serene and intimate entrance

Luxurious Outdoor Kitchen

Get behind the scenes information on this luxury outdoor kitchen project in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Beautiful Backyard Makeover

See how this small California backyard was transformed into a Spanish style retreat.

Terraced Outdoor Living

Discover how this Colorado backyard provides space for entertaining and takes advantage of views.

Hillside Renovation

A Seattle home's new front entry takes cues from modern architecture and tames sloped terrain.

Vanishing Edge Pool Enhances Lakeside Vista

Learn about how a San Diego designer created this elegant pool and garden.

Swimming Pool Remodel

See how an average swimming pool in Michigan was transformed into a bi-level tropical retreat.

Luxury and Nature Combine in a Backyard Poolscape

A New Jersey company creates a nature inspired pool with two 7-foot waterfalls.

Backyard Pool

See how this New York pool provides a relaxing and fun retreat for kids and adults.

Backyard Private Lake

A man-made lake and stream create the ideal environment for native flora and fauna

Northwestern Backyard

A Washington backyard is upgraded to accommodate teenagers and parents

Small Front Patio

Discover how a Massachusetts landscape designer created a cozy stone patio

Coastal Estate Landscape

See how a California property was designed to maximize views and outdoor living space.

Backyard Pool & Deck Renovation

An outdated backyard pool & deck become the ultimate outdoor entertaining space

Luxury Landscape & Pool

Check out a luxury harbor front outdoor living space complete with an infinity edge pool.

Modern Pool & Landscape

See how an ipe deck and orange walkway were incorporated into this California yard.

City Garden Transformation

See how an exposed & overgrown Philadelphia yard was turned into a series of private outdoor rooms.

Circular Cooking Patio

See how this NY backyard was transformed into a space for spending time with friends and family.

Colorful Desert Courtyard

See how an AZ family's front yard was turned into a lush and secluded garden

Fire Safe Garden

See how a Santa Barbara garden was restored after a devastating wildfire

His & Hers Garden

See how this front landscape in CA was designed to strike a balance between lawn and drought-resistant plants

Lawnless Family Garden

See how a CA yard was transformed into a sustainable and family-friendly outdoor living space.

Modern Arizona Pool

See how the characteristics of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture inspired the design of this Scottsdale pool

An Entertainer's Backyard

See how this CA backyard was turned into party central for kids and adults alike

Lakeside Backyard

See how a multi-level deck and stone fire pit enhance an Illinois backyard

Zen Courtyard Garden

A custom fountain & garden beds framed by concrete pavers create a Zen atmosphere

Contemporary Urban Garden

A small outdoor living space serves as an extension of a San Francisco home

Cape Cod Garden

See how teamwork transformed this home's driveway and front entrance.

Creating a Modern Resort in a Utah Backyard

How a hotel pool in Hawaii inspired a luxury backyard getaway

Asian-Inspired Lakefront Landscape

See how an uninspiring landscape was transformed to complement a prairie-style home

A Nature-Themed Backyard Designed for Outdoor Living

A place for swimming, socializing and playing fits beautifully within its natural environment

Modern Coastal Landscape

A newly remodeled home gets gabion walls, an elevated patio, a fire feature, cantilevered steps & a pizza oven

Colorado Tuscan Landscape

Stone retaining walls, a long driveway & a walled motor court provide a grand entrance

Small Arizona Backyard

A free-form pool, fire pit and tropical plants complete this backyard oasis

Backyard Tuscan Terrace

A fireplace, natural water feature & bluestone patio provide year-round enjoyment for an Ohio family

Drought-Tolerant Outdoor Living Space

How a Malibu property was transformed into a contemporary, water-wise landscape

Naturalistic Garden

Tour a Pennsylvania garden with a koi pond, stream and a unique arbor

Rooftop Living

Tour a San Fransisco rooftop outdoor living space with a grill, fire feature, sun deck & more

Backyard Transformation Provides Family Fun & Wheelchair Access

A sloping back yard is leveled out for a new pool and outdoor entertaining space

Foodie Backyard

See how a Colorado backyard puts family vegetable gardening as a top priority

Key West Hideaway

A Northeastern family gets a winter retreat complete with a pool and tropical garden

Texas Estate Landscape

Take a photo tour of a garden that was updated with a blend of contemporary formality

Steep Property Transformed

A North Carolina home gets problem-solving paths and beautiful outdoor spaces

Timeless Simplicity

A Northwestern garden gets understated hardscapes and shade loving plants

An Evolving Garden

How a designer gradually transformed his property to suit his family & honor the architecture of his home

Formal Rear Garden

A historic home gets a landscape complete with an herb garden, summer house & courtyard

Outside The Box

How artificial turf helped Newtex Landscaping offer innovation & flexibility to a client

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