A great example of potted gardens, create your own potted garden for your small spaces, move them seasonal and create new designs through out the year. Rotdcreations

I want potted plants like this all around my back patio EMM Tropical plants make a great back drop to succulents that include Agave attenuata, various jades, a large pot full of aeonium and echeveria rosettes, and purple-green Senecio jacobsenii.

22 Porch, Gazebo and Backyard Patio Ideas Creating Beautiful Outdoor Rooms in Summer

22 Porch, Gazebo and Backyard Patio Ideas Creating Beautiful Outdoor Rooms in Summer

22 Porch, Gazebo and Backyard Patio Ideas Creating Beautiful Outdoor Rooms in Summer nice paver arrangement and planters in glazed teal

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A California House With Soft Shades

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A small Japanese garden!  I hadn't thought of doing that!

Family friendly- a small Japanese garden retreat at the end of an urban backyard that still allows for traditional deck, lawn and borders.

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Unless your yard and garden is perfectly flat, chances are at one time or another, you’ve thought, “wouldn’t some steps be nice there?” Or even more ambitiously, stairs? Steps and stairs make getting around the yard easier, of course. But they also lead the eye through the garden, and give it structure. You can add DIY steps and stairs to your garden with these tutorials and inspirational ideas. Walk around your garden and evaluate… what space could be made better by even just 3-5 steps or…

Step by Step! : DIY Garden Steps and Stairs

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I love how cozy and layered this patio is. I wonder if you can achieve this effect if you have flat property.  It looks like low walls and planters in layers might work.

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Pin-Worthy Patio Projects Use these patio design ideas to turn your yard into a relaxing retreat. From backyard patio ideas to patio furniture sets, these outdoor patio ideas show how to design an outdoor room for style and comfort.

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Put steps up to the higher area of grass in the CORNER instead of middle of the decking. Will need to extend decking to cover left hand side of the lower garden.

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BUILD PERGOLA ON FARM, out from the south side of house (porch) to take of side of house. Extend in to the yard and landscape with shrubs and trees. Small Backyard Landscaping Pictures Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel, and Decor