25 Eclectic Landscape Design Photos

Outdoor areas are often the last to receive design attention, but they shouldn’t be: What surrounds your home is just as important as what's in it. Whether it's a manicured front lawn, stone paver pathway or intricate garden design, these spaces benefit from the same attention to detail as any bathroom or kitchen. Well-designed landscaping ideas can complement your home's architecture and eclectic design, and the right plants, flowers and shrubbery can greatly enhance your curb appeal by adding color, texture and even fragrance to your yard. More 
Attraction Lights
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Swirls 4x4 Bollard by driveway
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The shadow patterns from the Swirls 4x4 Bollard are most dramatic on uniform surfaces such as pavers. But even on mixed surfaces such as grass and mulch, these effects can be enchanting! The bollard has a 5 watt LED MR16 lamp with a 120 degree beam spread. Most MR16s have too narrow of a beam angle to produce this nice of wide illumination. Also, color temps under 3000K look...More
“Driveway lights” — lawilliams02
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Cupertino Town Home Lawn Conversion & Drought Tolerant Beds
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The blending of the colorful mulches in a natural pattern helps to lead the eye to the beckoning stone bench in the distance. The tortoise is a classic Feng Shui power symbol of the North. Foxgloves, fescues and creeping thyme create a comforting understory for the lemon. The lawn has been replaced with creeping thyme, roman chamomile and blue star creeper.
DC Freeman LLC
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AE's Dual Patios, Walkways and Stone Wall w/ Aviary Garden
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Mostly completed, we have graded and seeded. The green and gray products are seeding mulches that hold the seed in place until it germinates. We laid Bluestone pieces to get the client to the back, and her vegetables, until the lawn takes hold.
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Sublime Garden Design, LLC
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Woodinville Waterscape
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“tree” — bombel1972
Sublime Garden Design, LLC
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Woodinville Waterscape
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“love the fountain!” — alohagirl007
Amigos Landscapes
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Tierrasanta Jewel
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Briana Lyon / Califia EcoDesigns
Cupertino Town Home Lawn Conversion & Drought Tolerant Beds
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Hanging succulent baskets enhance the oceanic look of the freshly transplanted evening primrose, California white sage, pink Muhly, Star of Madeira, artichoke and grapefruit Agastache.
“Succulent baskets” — Julie Carmichael
Sublime Garden Design, LLC
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Woodinville Waterscape
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“The design of the door adds intrigue to the entrance.” — agrifj
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Before starting your garden remodel, survey your space and browse landscape ideas to figure out how best to fill it. If you love working outdoors, a large rose garden or vegetable garden is the perfect way to use your space. On the other hand, kids might enjoy a large yard, along with a playground, swing set or pool. Think about what your family would use the most, as well as what would help boost your resell value in the long run. In the end, be sure to consider your front and back yard as separate entities; after all, they usually serve two very different purposes.

What should I add to my front yard?


When landscaping your front yard, think about curb appeal above all else. This space is your chance to make a great first impression, so it should be inspiring, well thought out and consistent with the eclectic style of your home. A flower garden is a great option, but if maintenance is an issue, you can simplify the process by opting for low-maintenance succulents, bushes or hedges instead. If you don't have a green thumb, stick with grass and use a gravel pathway, water feature, wood fence or stone wall for variation.

What should I add to my backyard or garden?


The backyard is for entertaining and playtime, so incorporate seating, dining areas, play spaces and sunny relaxation spots. A vegetable garden or rose garden is a common yard staple, especially if you add an interesting element like a pergola, arbor, raised bed, border, walkway or fence. You can even add fun accessories like birdbaths and feeders to aid with birdwatching. For the ultimate party house, incorporate a pool and patio or deck with a fire pit, outdoor fireplace, barbecue and outdoor kitchen. If you're an active, sports-loving family, add a basketball court, volleyball court, bocce ball or croquet. And don't forget about outdoor furniture! A bench in a garden makes a great reading or meditation spot, while a weatherproof chaise lounge, sofa and chair are nice for taking in those sunny days.
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