backyard design

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    Design

    How to Build a Garden Sanctuary With an Ecological Pond

    In her article Building a Backyard Retreat, Sabrena Schweyer shares how she went about transforming a small, ordinary backyard into a place for the homeowners and their guests to connect,…

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    Article

    How to Build a Better Backyard Retreat

    What could be more satisfying than transforming an unused outdoor space into a sanctuary? Fifteen years ago, Larry Jacobs contacted our sustainable landscape design firm because he wanted to add…

  • Design

    How Great Garden Design Happens

    As a professional garden designer, I help people plan and execute projects of all sizes. Experience has taught me that asking the right questions and helping my clients to make…

  • Design

    Garden Rooms for Entertaining

    Gardeners often have trouble making time to simply sit and enjoy their gardens. After all, that flower bed needs weeding, the veggie garden needs watering, the containers need to be…

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    Design

    A Backyard Makeover

    This small space is redesigned to include all the comforts of home

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    Design

    Transforming a Barren Backyard

    Berms and a dry streambed change the terrain from flat to rolling