Make the outdoors an extension of your home with smart hardscaping solutions. Landscape designers share their top tips for transforming your front or backyard into a go-to destination.
Embrace Your Home's Style
For her own front yard, designer Margie Grace of Grace Design Associates Inc. matched the hardscape to her home's architectural syle for a cozy cottage garden. To keep the yard low maintenance she laid a large patio using Arizona flagstones, then filled the rest of the space with lush flower beds. A reclaimed concrete bowl is transformed into a water feature that brings the sound of rain to the garden.