60 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 
Garden Gate Landscaping, Inc
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Eclectic Backyard Garden
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A complete and eclectic rear garden renovation with a creative blend of formal and natural elements. Formal lawn panel and rose garden, craftsman style wood deck and trellis, homages to Goldsworthy and Stonehenge with large boulders and a large stone cairn, several water features, a Japanese Torii gate, rock walls and steps, vegetables and herbs in containers and a new parking ...More
“creating a feature...” — abuz
Gardens for Living
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Mountain Air
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Groundcover and perennials flow over the edges into the water feature.
“run off” — mainejen13
Natalie DeNormandie
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Backyard water feature
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Photograpy by Friederike Crimmin.
“Rock formation” — Linda Robertson
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Spiering & Co Ltd
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Small Garden in Cumnor, Oxfordshire
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To the side of the beautiful conservatory is a small herb and flower garden. This area is directly accessed from the kitchen, and is another part of the garden that is on view all year around from the indoors/outdoors. Lots of evergreen planting and a mixture of herbs to the client's choice for cooking. Photos by Spiering & Co
“Nice planting” — juliedickenson1
Garden LIghts Landscape and Pool Development Inc.
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Walnut Creek Firepit and Pondless Waterfall
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Steve Lambert
“Wall cushions, water feature in back” — tforss
Shade Design Studio
Golden Hill
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Contrasting gravel paths meandering through (young) California native plants to a veggie garden. Construction by Native Landscape Creations www.nativelandscapes.co
SITE STRUCTURES LANDSCAPE INC
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Special Features
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SITE STRUCTURES LANDSCAPE INC
Whisper House Real Estate Group, L.L.C
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“like pondless feature - couple falls..nice rocks.!” — sally810
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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