408 drawings Traditional Outdoor Design Photos

Landscape Design Associates of Westchester, Inc.
Varios Plantings
Ideabooks1,840
Questions4
7. Green boundaries. A successful garden fits seamlessly into the landscape, an effect often aided by softening the boundaries to draw the eye back into the space. A great way to do this is to screen the hard edges of fencing and walls with masses of green foliage. Berming soil near
softening the boundaries to draw the eye back into the space. A great way to do this is to screen the hard edges of fencing and walls with masses of green foliage. Berming soil near
Best Gardens Have--7. Green boundaries. A successful garden fits seamlessly into the landscape, an effect often aided by softening the boundaries to draw the eye back into the space. A great way to do this is to screen the hard edges of fencing and walls with masses of green foliage. Berming soil near
“yellow coreopsis” — angiebartlett
Andrew Renn
3 Reviews
Andrew Renn Design, Beautiful gardens of Melbourne Australia
Ideabooks19,858
Questions3
Lawn as path, curved beds as border, draws you forward, neat yet soft
The sumptuous curves of this garden draw you into the composition immediately. The charming arbor draws you in deeper and promises access to the garden that can be seen in the distance. But without passing under that arch, crossing that threshold and rounding that last curve in the lawn, you'll never
“shape” — dcharuhas
ROOMS & BLOOMS
4 Reviews
Windy Brae
Ideabooks95,432
Questions11
will create the opposite effect. That being said, adding a pop of colour to one or two articles such as the door in the picture will add interest and draw the eye to that feature or entice the viewer to explore another part of the garden. When decorating your outdoor space many of the same rules apply
What lies beyond this garden gate? The glimpse of red foliage draws the eye into the garden, and the lawn seems to lead beyond it to the left, inviting the viewer to explore.
and transitions. When there is no distant or territorial view to appreciate, you can conjure an interior view. Garden designers use visual tricks to draw and direct the eye — and you can adopt a similar strategy in your own backyard. Here, a full-scale doorway has been inserted into a fence. When open
“doorway gate” — elraun
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.
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Benjamin Vogt / Monarch Gardens
SwampWhite.JPG
Ideabooks876
Questions0
6. Plant insect-drawing perennials. While you're choosing berry-producing plants, don't forget about perennial flowers that draw insects (which are also
Insect drawing plants Plant insect-drawing perennials. While you're choosing berry-producing plants, don't forget about perennial flowers that draw insects (which are also the number-one food source for birds). Out here in the
Plant insect-drawing perennials. While you're choosing berry-producing plants, don't forget about perennial flowers that draw insects (which are also the number-one food source for birds). Out
Plant insect-drawing perennials. While you're choosing berry-producing plants, don't forget about perennial flowers that draw insects (which are also the number-one food source for birds).
“milkweed” — debdohner
Lankford Associates Landscape Architects
5 Reviews
Southern patio and stone walk
Ideabooks6,484
Questions1
paths (such as those made of flagstone or uneven brickwork) require visitors to slow their pace and direct their eyes downward. This is a great way to draw attention to the small details in the immediate surrounding area. Changing the material and/or scale of a path is also an effective way to signal the
paths (such as those made of flagstone or uneven brickwork) require visitors to slow their pace and direct their eyes downward. This is a great way to draw attention to the small details in the immediate surrounding area. Changing the material and/or scale of a path is also an effective way to signal the
“Patio” — crenwick46
Outdoor Accents
Chicago Landscape Lighting
Ideabooks12,861
Questions6
an outdoor space feels bigger and more welcoming when it’s well lit. Try adding landscape lighting to the plantings in the corners of your patio to draw the eye all the way to the edges of the space.
an outdoor space feels bigger and more welcoming when it’s well lit. Try adding landscape lighting to the plantings in the corners of your patio to draw the eye all the way to the edges of the space.
“Lights” — karla_mac_donald
RLH Studio
2 Reviews
Sun Room
Ideabooks19,800
Questions16
window and one in the middle of each window. If you are planning a similar treatment the measurement would have to correspond to the size of your window. Draw up your window to scale and sketch in several versions, one with a bell in the middle of the window and one with two bells in the middle of the window
with a gorgeous scalloped cream valance trimmed in green are extra preppy. This room looks like it came right off preppy design muse Dorothy Draper's drawing board.
“Green and white polka ottomans” — suzannelawrimore
Windsor Companies
5 Reviews
Orono Estate
Ideabooks1,060
Questions0
The axis from the house to the lake terminates at this rectilinear pond and the large sculpture, and draws the eye out to the lake beyond. "The pond was a way to formalize the lake at the terminal point of the axis," Arnosti explains. The pond provides another transition between the built and natural
“Jardim” — Eduardo Rodovalho
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