"A great modern garden showcasing wonderful design that utilizes shape, texture, line, and layers to achieve a very pleasing composition. Note how that doesn't mean tons of flowers or color. via Garden Collection

patio - view from above

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Beautiful outdoor room with lattice fence and topiaries.

Beautiful outdoor room with lattice fence and topiaries. I like how the focal wall's fence is designed differently to set it apart. It looks so clean to be an outside courtyard room

~thyme lawn~

"wooly thyme" ground cover: Creeping Mother of Thyme Seeds - Low-maintenance Ground Cover (Fast Growing, Hardy Perennial with a Beautiful Color and a Wonderful Lemony Fragrance)

Border Planting


A serpentine bluestone path from the driveway and entering the rear yard and garden. Plantings with different heights, textures and colors create a wonderful experience and feel as you enter the property. (I like the straight pavers in a curvy path.

25 Wonderful Mini Indoor Gardening Ideas, this would be easy to recreate outside, too. Can anyone say ZEN

Daft and compact Japanese garden with Shoji Screens perfect for the contemporary home. * I like the moss garden in the courtyard idea.

Rudolph Siebeck, garden plan

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creative sidewalk & curbing

I love the intertwined path border, with patches of grass flower beds on both sides of the path!

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I love moon gates. The moon gate frames the pagoda style pavilion and the "good karma" boulder. Masons hand chiseled each stone on site and set the stone against a wooden arched form which was later removed. By McHale Landscape Design, Upper Marlboro, MD.