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1,686 small yard Eclectic Landscape Design Photos
Garden HouseDave Adams Photography
An Urban backyard designed for a first-time homeowner and their new family. Recycled tiles and a child-proof water feature create a playful space with lots of life in it.
BeachviewCarson Arthur Design
Garden for the Disconnected Downspout. Photo by Amy Whitworth, Installation by Apogee Landscapes www.apogeelandscapes.com
Rain GardensPlan-it Earth Design
The side yard was transformed into a courtyard. Two intimate spaces were created with flagstone and inter-planted with Dymondia. A current window will be replaced with a door from the living room in the near future. Plants in this area include Salvia greggii (Autumn Sage in red, purple and...
A self fruiting peach tree and avocado under planted with Alyssum are on a small landing created on the hillside. Soil is held in place with existing rock from the property. Below that is an area for a vegetable garden. A wire fabric was installed along the top fence line and buried 2' deep to...
Add Color and TextureKL Designs Residential Landscape Planning
A flagstone path moves through a planting of Armeria maritima Sea Thrift that replaces a lawn. This area has at times full sun and full shade. The Armeria will look much like grass but blooms pink pom pom flowers that creates a meadow look in spring. On the street side is a small berm border of...
This is a DIY project using 16x16 pavers from a home improvement store. The pavers were stained mahogany with concrete stain which took three applications to get the dark rich tone. The vegetable bed separates the lawn area from the patio area to create the feeling of an outdoor room. Since the...
Small Patio TransformedKL Designs Residential Landscape Planning
The flagstone path curves toward the new fence and gate, now moved forward in front of the chimney. The plants are still babies and need a little time to grow.
Even very small back yards can afford enough space to make a beautiful retreat from the bustle of life in the city.
Inspired LandscapesAltgelt & Associates
A part of the color combination these plants Achillea "paprika (Yarrow) and Phormium 'Jester' (New Zealand Flax) add color with different textures. The Yarrow's lacy leaves and umbel flowers contrast with the strong vertical lines of the New Zealand Flax. They will grow to fill the space.
Modern Zen Garden Ipe Wood FenceStudio H Landscape Architecture
Long variegated leaves Center: Phormium 'Cream Delight' (New Zealand Flax) Drought tolerant, full sun.
Spring bulbs Muscari Grape Hyacinth that will naturalize. Yellow Daffodils will come back if winter is chilly enough unlike Tulips for the San Jose area. they will bloom better in pots since they are exposed to more chilly weather. However these Daffodils have been in the same place year after...
Purple is Lavandula stoechas and Pink Eschscholzia californica California Poppy. Brilliant spring bloom.
Foreground: Sedum 'Autumn Joy' (Autumn Joy Stonecrop) Full sun, drought tolerant, about a8" tall and some plants might flop over. Look good in mass. This one is about to bloom, Pink in summer that dry out to a beautiful rust in late fall. Plants then lose leaves. Don't pull out the dried stems...
Lilac Foreground: Perovskia (Russian Sage) Prefers full sun, very drought tolerant, bees and humming birds love it, has a wild free form shape. In mass the purple flowers on the branches can look cloud like.