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Landscaping for Fall Ideas

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Austin tile Design
Bryan Arnett
Design ideas for a large craftsman full sun front yard landscaping in Austin for fall.
Tudor Revival backyard lakefront landscape design
Tudor Revival backyard lakefront landscape design
Earthwise Horticultural Services
Scott Simpson Large scale project began with the natural stone English style garden on the island with a water fountain as a central feature. The backyard was terraced to provide a more even surface for weekend sports with the children. The terracing was framed near the house with a 3 foot deep channel that will hold koi. On one side is a fire pit with amphitheater style seating and the other side opens up for the koi. There is an edible garden and butterfly garden as well. The entrance is punctuated with a large 10 foot diameter fountain. The entire landscape is on automated lighting with underwater lighting as well.
Movement in the landscape:  ornamental grasses
Movement in the landscape: ornamental grasses
Kellie Carlin Landscape Design
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Photo of a contemporary drought-tolerant and partial sun front yard gravel garden path in San Francisco for fall.
Ketron Custom Builders
Ketron Custom Builders
Housetrends Magazine
When you open the back doors of the home of Nancy and Jeremy Campbell in Granville, you don’t just step out onto a patio. You enter an extension of a modern living space that just happens to be outdoors. Their patio’s unique design and setting provides the comfort and style of indoors while enjoying the natural beauty and fresh air of outdoors. It all started with a rather desolate back yard. “It was completely blank, there was nothing back there,” Nancy remembers of the patio space of this 1972 split-level house they bought five years ago. With a blank slate to work with, the Campbells knew the key elements of what they wanted for their new outdoor space when they sat down with Travis Ketron of Ketron Custom Builders to design it. “We knew we wanted something covered so we could use it in the rain, and in the winter, and we knew we wanted a stone fireplace,” Nancy recalls. Travis translated the Campbells’ vision into a design to satisfy outdoor entertaining and relaxing desires in all seasons. The new outdoor space is reminiscent of a vast, rustic great room complete with a stone fireplace, a vaulted ceiling, skylights, and ceiling fans, yet no walls. The space is completely open to the elements without any glass or doors on any of the sides, except from the house. Furnished like a great room, with a built-in music system as well, it’s truly an extension of indoor living and entertaining space, and one that is unaffected by rain. Jeremy comments, “We haven’t had to cover the furniture yet. It would have to be a pretty strong wind to get wet.” Just outside the covered patio is a quartet of outdoor chairs adorned with plush cushions and colorful pillows, positioned perfectly for users to bask in the sun. In the design process, the fireplace emerged as the anchor of the space and set the stage for the outdoor space both aesthetically and functionally. “We didn’t want it to block the view. Then designing the space with Travis, the fireplace became the center,” remembers Jeremy. Placed directly across from the two sets of French doors leading out from the house, a Rumford fireplace and extended hearth of stone in neutral earth tones is the focal point of this outdoor living room. Seating for entertaining and lounging falls easily into place around it providing optimal viewing of the private, wooded back yard. When temperatures cool off, the fireplace provides ample warmth and a cozy setting to experience the change of seasons. “It’s a great fireplace for the space,” Jeremy says of the unique design of a Rumford style fireplace. “The way you stack the wood in the fireplace is different so as to get more heat. It has a shallower box, burns hotter and puts off more heat. Wood is placed in it vertically, not stacked.” Just in case the fireplace doesn’t provide enough light for late-night soirees, there is additional outdoor lighting mounted from the ceiling to make sure the party always goes on. Travis brought the idea of the Rumford outdoor fireplace to the Campbells. “I learned about it a few years back from some masons, and I was intrigued by the idea then,” he says. “We like to do stuff that’s out of the norm, and this fireplace fits the space and function very well.” Travis adds, “People want unique things that are designed for them. That’s our style to do that for them.” The patio also extends out to an uncovered area set up with patio tables for grilling and dining. Gray pavers flow throughout from the covered space to the open-air area. Their continuous flow mimics the feel of flooring that extends from a living room into a dining room inside a home. Also, the earth tone colors throughout the space on the pavers, fireplace and furnishings help the entire space mesh nicely with its natural surroundings. A little ways off from both the covered and uncovered patio area is a stone fire pit ring. Removed by just the right distance, it provides a separate place for young adults to gather and enjoy the night. Adirondack chairs and matching tables surround the outdoor fire pit, offering seating for anyone who doesn’t wish to stand and a place to set down ingredients for yummy fireside treats like s’mores. Padded chairs outside the reach of the pavilion and the nearby umbrella the perfect place to kick back and relax in the sun. The colorful throw pillows and outdoor furniture cushions add some needed color and a touch of personality. Enjoying the comforts of indoors while being outdoors is exactly what the Campbells are doing now, particularly when lounging on the comfortable wicker furniture that dominate most of the area. “My favorite part of the whole thing is the fireplace,” Nancy says. Jeremy concludes, “There is no television, it would destroy the ambiance out there. We just enjoy listening to music and watching the fire.”
Formal in Noe Valley
Formal in Noe Valley
Terra Rubina
Juliana Rauch
This is an example of an eclectic shade backyard landscaping in San Francisco for fall.
Fire Features
Fire Features
Good Earth Water Gardens
Old barren space where a playground once stood is transformed into a circular patio with a fire pit in the center.
Inspiration for a small contemporary full sun backyard concrete paver landscaping in Kansas City with a fire pit for fall.
Cast Concrete Lion Head architectural detail in plaster
Cast Concrete Lion Head architectural detail in plaster
Santa Barbara Home Design
Design Consultant Jeff Doubét is the author of Creating Spanish Style Homes: Before & After – Techniques – Designs – Insights. The 240 page “Design Consultation in a Book” is now available. Please visit SantaBarbaraHomeDesigner.com for more info. Jeff Doubét specializes in Santa Barbara style home and landscape designs. To learn more info about the variety of custom design services I offer, please visit SantaBarbaraHomeDesigner.com Jeff Doubét is the Founder of Santa Barbara Home Design - a design studio based in Santa Barbara, California USA.
Walnut Creek Modern Front Entryway
Walnut Creek Modern Front Entryway
Leigh Designs
Design ideas for a small modern full sun front yard concrete paver garden path in San Francisco for fall.
Traditional Landscape
Traditional Landscape
Design ideas for a small traditional shade front yard landscaping in Chicago for fall.
Centennial Retreat
Centennial Retreat
American Design & Landscape
Design ideas for a mid-sized rustic shade backyard stone landscaping in Denver with a fire pit for fall.
Impressions
Impressions
Rock Spring Design Group LLC (David Verespy, ASLA)
Fall in the garden overlooking the Sound by Rock Spring Design Group
Inspiration for a traditional backyard landscaping in New York for fall.
Dramatic Streetscape Planting
Dramatic Streetscape Planting
Eden Garden Design
Striking Texas native botanical design with local river rock top dressing. Photographer: Greg Thomas, http://optphotography.com/
Seasonal Display
Seasonal Display
Garden Mates LLC
These window boxes are rotated with seasonal color throughout the season, adding a nice touch to the offices of a custom home builder. Photo-Garden Mates
Small Yard in Potomac MD
Small Yard in Potomac MD
Inviting Spaces
Joylyn Hannahs Photography, LLC
This is an example of a traditional backyard stone landscaping in DC Metro with a fire pit for fall.
Fire Features
Fire Features
Camosse Masonry Supply
Traditional Style Fire Feature - Techo-Bloc's Valencia Fire Pit.
Inspiration for a large rustic full sun backyard concrete paver landscaping in Boston with a fire pit for fall.
Stuber Land Design, Inc.
Stuber Land Design, Inc.
Stuber Land Design, Inc.
Inspiration for a large traditional partial sun backyard stone landscaping in Chicago for fall.
The Details - Contemporary
The Details - Contemporary
Bayberry & Co
Photo of an asian landscaping in Boston for fall.
Natural Stone Paver Firepit
Natural Stone Paver Firepit
The Barn Nursery Landscape Design & Architecture
This natural cut stone paver firepit adds a rustic and elegant touch to the average entertaining space. (Designed by Rob Baughman)
Design ideas for a mid-sized transitional shade backyard stone outdoor sport court in Chicago for fall.
She Sheds
She Sheds
Sturdi-Built Greenhouse Mfg. Co.
12' x 12' Custom Nantucket Model Greenhouse with brick foundation wall.
Inspiration for a transitional partial sun backyard landscaping in Portland for fall.
Adventure Garden
Adventure Garden
Christy Webber Landscapes
When asked to design a beautiful landscape that functions for all ages and occasions, yet doubles as a natural adventure playground - in the heart of Chicago - you might be forgiven for taking a deep gulp. But that’s exactly what we did. In this picture, you get a framed glimpse of the adventure, with a winding woodland path taking you over the frog guarded pond’s stepping stones, through the rustic serpentine wall, and into the formal lawn clearing beyond. Did we mention that this is the only way to get there?
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