5 Essential Design Tips For A Modern Garden

5 Essential Design Tips For A Modern Garden
What is it that makes a great modern, contemporary garden? How can it be achieved and what rules should they follow? Hard landscaping. There are waterfeatures, stones, raised beds and built-in planters that are physically constructed into the garden with rendered walls and wooden bench inserts. Low maintenance. Self-irrigation methods are implied. Self-watering planters and... 
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Green Garden With A Blackened Reflecting Pool

Green Garden With A Blackened Reflecting Pool
This Chelsea garden was a potted version of the English landscape, with its quilt of fields and hedgerows. It is divided into two sections: the Courtyard and the Front Garden. The whole garden works as a mixture of informal naturalism and formal simplicity. As the grasses grow up over the season they undermine the linear... 
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Tiny Modern Garden Divided Into ‘Bonus Rooms’

Tiny Modern Garden Divided Into ‘Bonus Rooms’
In a small 375-square-foot backyard in the southern Netherlands city of Den Bosch, garden designer Carrie Preston of Studio Toop came up with a plan to create extra rooms of outdoor living space for a young couple who have a 1930s house with a terrace. Using semi-transparent mesh as “walls,” Preston subdivided the terrace into... 
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27 Stunning Modern Garden Designs To Get Inspired

27 Stunning Modern Garden Designs To Get Inspired
Modern outdoor décor is gorgeous – these are cool spaces that are really inviting and very stylish, where greenery and plants become a décor feature. Modern garden and just outdoor spaces look restraint, stylized, minimal and captivating. Water features can be also incorporated into modern garden décor but here they don’t look wild – here... 
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New Prairie Garden Style: 20 Inspiring Ideas

New Prairie Garden Style: 20 Inspiring Ideas
If the climate allows, go for a prairie landscape! The so-called new prairie style blends new European style and the rugged landscape of southern and central states of the USA. This is a postmodernist style, yet it looks classically prairie-like – just like what we saw in western movies, it’s a style for travelers and... 
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Japanese Tea Garden Design Created By Its Owner

Japanese Tea Garden Design Created By Its Owner
The winner of this year’s Gardenista Considered Design Awards Best Amateur-Designed Garden is this Tea Garden in New York. The design was inspired by the Japanese tea traditions, and gates and fences play an important role in defining the two main garden rooms: the outer roji and inner roji. Another important element is the two... 
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Minimalist Backyard Garden Design With A Waterfall

Minimalist Backyard Garden Design With A Waterfall
This project is the winner of this year’s Gardenista Considered Design Awards Best Outdoor Living Space is Earth Inc. of Toronto, Ontario. At first glance, this garden feels quite simple, but actually it is a very convincing fantasy and a really fabulous space for entertaining. Exiting the house, you enter a honed concrete dining patio... 
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Playful Front Yard And Garden Makeover By Its Owner

Playful Front Yard And Garden Makeover By Its Owner
This exposed front yard with predictable twin patches of lawn on either side of a straight concrete path was renovated by its owner, Ketzel Levine for relaxing, entertaining, and expressing her vivid personality. After enclosing the yard with a mostly see-through fence and ditching the lawn, Ketzel created a playful garden that’s an escape from... 
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