Landscaping Basics

House under snow
Small dog looks out over beautiful sunny garden
a lush green lawn with white patio furniture; palm trees are in the background
A sloped yard with concrete steps, green grass, potted plants and lots of shade from trees
a green lawn with a deck platform; green trees surround a two-car garage
Mid-Century blue building with pond surrounded by trees
Water Feature

DIY Garden Waterfalls

Top of antique water fountain with garden in background
a sparkling pool surrounded by lush trees and large bolders
boho outdoor couch and two chairs, planters with poles that have string lights
String lights on poles inside planters; two mid-century modern lawn chairs
Patio area and glass walls of modern home
a patio outside of a Spanish-style home featuring Terracotta hexagon patio tiles, a gray outdoor couch, two black chairs, white round coffee table, a heat lamp and string lights
A brown dome-shaped home with a lush garden and string lights strung off the pergola
A bedroom with folding glass doors opens up to a backyard with a wood patio, wood horizontal fence, a table with five black chairs and a sofa with a coffee table; green grass and various green plants are planted
a gray house with a flat roof and a backyard with evenly spaced, modern concrete rectangular steps, various green plants and a table with three chairs
Suan Luang Rama IX Public Park
front yard flower bed with plants and rocks
Molinia caerulea 'Variegata' on the flower bed
New Pine Bark Mulch Landscaped Footpath Flagstones
A garden with green succulent plants in gravel
New Mulch Behind Landscaped Garden Terrace Wall
A sloped backyard with concrete steps, stone landscape edging, a large black pot with an evergreen tree
mid-century home with palm trees, minimalist flower bed with cactus and other green plants
outdoor swimming pool in garden
a white Spanish-style multi-family home with an exterior staircase, a curved window, a variety of green plants in a landscape bed with gravel
Black French doors on a white Mediterranean styled home with plants and trees
A back courtyard with two flowerbeds filled with green plants; a white concrete fence in a Spanish style surrounds the garden
concrete slab in the backyard, a horizontal wood fence, orange pots, large trees in the background
benches on a wooden patio
Ranch style white home with a large tree and a flowerbed with a wood retaining wall in the front
Front of midcentury home with palm trees
a yard with stone pavers with grass in between, plants are in a garden nearby
front yard flower bed with plants and rocks
Tile walkway with plants

What Is Xeriscape?

a Spanish style home with green plants in the front yard

The Principles of Landscape Design