Photo of a contemporary landscaping in Boston.

South End Courtyard

Contemporary Landscape, Boston

Historic Boston rises above a contemporary private courtyard in the city’s South End. Steel-framed, whitewashed fir walls enclose a vibrant, durable garden. Innovative storage solutions make efficient use of limited space. Soothing geometric patterns visually extend the volume of the courtyard, and bright plantings punctuate the landscape. Native moss joints create a soft, porous carpet between antique cobblestones. A salvaged Maine granite pier rises from the earth to form the pedestal of a table—the centerpiece of the garden. Interior and exterior spaces blend to expand urban living.
Photo of a contemporary landscaping in Boston. - Houzz

Questions About This Photo (3)

punini wrote:September 19, 2012
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    Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC
    Thanks!! The two plants we combined in this courtyard are Hakonechloa macra 'aureola' and Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple'. They have thrived in this garden with very little maintenance... Good luck!
  • apspina
    The paver design is awesome. Love the moss in between.
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Annie Thornton added this to Can-Do Design Ideas From 8 City GardensApril 29, 2013

1. Keep things simple. Landscape designer Matthew Cunningham designed this Boston courtyard using three hardscape...

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Pamela Suzanne White added this to Pamela Suzanne's ideas6 days ago

t-e grey n black brick

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