37 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 
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Willow Arch in a Palo Alto Garden
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Fall in a Palo Alto Garden re-design. I designed a Willow Arch for this garden re-design project to go with the Willow furniture purchased for the new Secret Garden. The old lawn will be replaced with a low-water, no mow variety.
“love the arbour” — melaque
Huettl Landscape Architecture
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Souveroff Residence
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“juniper” — Ryan Littleton
Terra Rubina
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Formal in Noe Valley
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Juliana Rauch
“Garden” — lalnai
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PermaScapes Unlimited Inc
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Xeriscaped perennial garden
“Fencing for garden” — dsjrt
PermaScapes Unlimited Inc
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Xeriscaped perennial garden
“interesting look: low by house to high by fence, with lots of color + texture contrast. but is thi” — elanrubinstein
PermaScapes Unlimited Inc
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Xeriscaped perennial garden
“this color+plant combo looks nice, but maybe a bit too dense” — elanrubinstein
Anderson Design / ErosionZ. Minnesota Landscape.
Late Season Grasses. Minnesota Landscape Design.
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A simple composition of ornamental grass, perennials, and stone. Credit: Tad Anderson. All rights exclusively reserved.
“The stone and the mix of short and tall plants.” — Carol Cuzner
Cathleen Hudson Landscapes
Pescadaro
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The pathways that meander the large property are covered with 3/8" Gold Granite .
“Butterfly roof” — skenesq
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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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