82,250 Traditional 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 traditional 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 
Watermark Landscapes
5 Reviews
Littleton Renovation
Ideabooks20,499
Questions2
A view of the billowing vegetable gardens.
“Walkway” — lily004
SURROUNDS Landscape Architecture + Construction
3 Reviews
Sophisticated Surrounding
Ideabooks171K
Questions28
Landscape Architect: Chad Talton
“Backyard” — 5rita
a Blade of Grass
8 Reviews
Woodland Retreat
Ideabooks36,880
Questions5
Irregular bluestone stepper path and woodland shade garden.
“Backyard side” — lastminriss
Northern Virginia Full Service Landscape Design Build Firm
We pride ourselves in designing unique landscapes that are a reflection of our clients desires and budgets. Projects range from outdoor kitchens, decks, fireplaces, construction to custom landscapes.
Sponsored
Piscataqua Landscaping & Tree Service
“Nice look” — cleoandeddy
Sally Stoik Landscape Architect
Middlebury
Ideabooks65,570
Questions7
Fireplace Stone Veneer concept, fabrication and installation by Carol Braham, Artistic Creations www.ArtisticCreations.us Jeff Peters Vantage Point Photography Inc. http://www.vantagepointphoto.com
“Landscaping” — Denise DuBay
Richard P. Rauso, ASLA, Landscape Architects
Typical Residential Projects
Ideabooks7,977
Questions3
Richard P. Rauso, ASLA
“Like” — cynthiajohnson
Windsor Companies
4 Reviews
Windsor Companies
Ideabooks81,779
Questions16
The entire grounds of this Lake Minnetonka home was renovated as part of a major home remodel. The orientation of the entrance was improved to better align automobile traffic. The new permeable driveway is built of recycled clay bricks placed on gravel. The remainder of the front yard is organized by soft lawn spaces and large Birch trees. The entrance to the home is accent...More
“greens” — dhuge
ROOMS & BLOOMS
4 Reviews
Windy Brae
Ideabooks85,371
Questions11
“Gate” — philmccaffrey
Renovating in Ashburn? Contact a local pro
Metes & Bounds Landscape Design
Northern Virginia Landscape Architecture and Construction
View my projects
Dominion Granite & Marble
Loudon County Granite & Marble Specialist - Best of Houzz 2014
View my projects
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 traditional 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.
© 2014 Houzz Inc.
Houzz® The new way to design your home™