106,294 coastal garden Outdoor Design Photos

Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture
4 Reviews
Back Bay Retreat
Ideabooks7,463
Questions3
Perhaps rock wall and not wood retaining area for fir pit garden area?
Above all, your coastal garden should have a comfortable place to gather and enjoy the view. This patio and firepit area is nestled into the landscape for wind protection and a harmonious look.See the rest of this Back Bay retreatTell us: Which coastal gardening photos most speak to your style
“Wall for seating.” — proaspen
LKID
5 Reviews
Terrapin Residence
Ideabooks20,696
Questions2
have this view, this pool and this ocean, it may be time to forget landscaping and just relax.More: 5 Bright, Cheerful Coastal Garden Flowers8 Ornamental Grasses for Coastal Gardens
“Daybed poolside” — 135leanne
Huettl Landscape Architecture
9 Reviews
Concrete Garden steps
Ideabooks2,070
Questions0
container garden Dot it into a rock garden How can't you use blue fescue? Its growing tolerances mean it thrives in many different conditions, but its adaptable appearance suits almost any garden style: modern minimalist gardens, contemporary coastal gardens and even lush, natural-style gardens.
container garden •Dot it into a rock garden How can't you use blue fescue? Its growing tolerances mean it thrives in many different conditions, but its adaptable appearance suits almost any garden style: modern minimalist gardens, contemporary coastal gardens and even lush, natural-style gardens
soften the steps, as the steps become a garden in themselves. (Consider the safety of plantings like these in your garden before implementing them.)
“grasses and some color” — kmccray
Arterra LLP Landscape Architects
5 Reviews
Tiburon Hillside
Ideabooks11,967
Questions3
The hillside garden responds to movement of the wind, flow of the water and warmth of the sun with an artful integration of storm water management practices. Rhythmic landforms and a grassy swale slow stormwater flow, allowing it to percolate into the ground and divert it away from the house. The meandering
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mood of the wind in the garden. Just imagine little wildflowers bobbing their heads and fine-textured grasses being blown back by wind. It’s a dramatic scene. See 8 ornamental grasses to grow in coastal gardens
Be eco-friendlyThe loose drifts of plants in the natural garden can be used as swales to
to control stormwater run-off, as shown in this hillside garden. Plants need to be able to cope with a reasonable amount of water in the soil of such gardens so avoid succulents and other species that need very free-draining conditions.
“The mix of grasses and color. Care, muhlenbergia, pennisetum, miscanthus, stipa” — mommymeade
Lankford Associates Landscape Architects
5 Reviews
Coan Waterfront Landscape, Camano Island, WA
Ideabooks6,103
Questions4
to the water. The stone walkway is carefully used to tie the garden to the residence across the street. This is a unique seaside, low maintenance garden. Drought resistant and salt friendly plantings were used throughout. This garden has become the focus of the neighborhood with many visitors stopping
Love the pathway and the garden.. And
The weathered wood of this Adirondack chair fits in beautifully with the muted tones of this windswept coastal garden.
“Purple flower ground cover” — Darlene Ezell
Randy Thueme Design Inc. - Landscape Architecture
1 Review
Aptos
Ideabooks3,299
Questions3
Plants for the garden including olive trees
While many coastal gardens are designed to reflect the natural lines of the surrounding landscape, this is a gorgeous example of a contemporary approach. The olive trees
appearance that softens the architecture, and the motion of the grasses as they sway in the wind brings a lively feeling to the home.See more of this coastal garden
“Napa style” — summit007
Exterior Worlds Landscaping & Design
50 Reviews
Iron Shade Arbor
Ideabooks796
Questions1
back yard. It combines a number of elements with custom structures that were constructed to emulate specific aspects of a Zen garden. The homeowner wanted a low-maintenance garden whose beauty could withstand the tough seasonal weather that strikes the area at various times of the year. He also desired
For coastal properties, it is prudent to select vegetation that is salt-tolerant. The wind whipping onto your garden definitely carries salt with it, and that salt will accumulate on plants over time. Choose plants that are listed as having “high salt-tolerance” at the nursery. A coastal garden with
“Pergola and fountain” — Marcia Gut
True North Architects
Keir Residence
Ideabooks5,544
Questions3
I like garden boxes and fire pit on a covered patio. I'd prefer 1 level rather than 2.
simple pergola with its battened ceiling in a sloping, coastal garden covers all those bases, working harmoniously with the architecture of the house and the other elements in the garden. A more elaborate structure would have been out of balance.
coveredWith any garden structures you need to think about materials, position, scale and purpose. With vertical elements such as pergolas, arbours, archways and so forth, it’s even more important as they are so much more ‘in your face’ than those on the horizontal plane like lawns and garden beds. This simple
“Decking colour, levels and seating” — fiona_moormann
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