Great idea for a patio in a backyard with limited shade and space to garden. A covered patio with windowbox container garden as a creative use of backyard space and landscaping idea for vertical space.
The simplest way to make a small deck stand out? Keeping it simple with navy paint and bold wood elements. The picnic table and cushion-laden benches transform this backyard into a little urban sanctuary.
Front-yard entry deck - Instead of stairs, a three-level deck steps up to the front door of this raised post-and-pier-house on the island of Oahu. Tropical accessories on the deck and throughout the garden turned this entry into a personal paradise.
Not sure if this is art, craft, or gardening. Pebble mosaic "carpet" is beautiful. For this pebble-mosaic patio, the author modified a classic Persian carpet design to represent the creation of the universe.
Another popular strategy for landscaping a small yard involves dividing it into sections and designing each of them with care. For example, the yard below from Growsgreen Landscape Design features patio space, deck space and a brick-framed green