Prefab ‘Garden Atelier’ Hut Design

Posted 147 days ago by

This little shed with prefabricated elements is a throwback to the Flintstones era, and its design is an interesting conceptual idea of past mixed with present/future. The adobe stylings of the facade make for a pre-historic feel, while the angles and window elements are all about the Jetsons. Separated by just a few footsteps of a…

Floral Covered Secret Garden Restaurant

Posted 203 days ago by

Whenever there’s the option to have dinner in a secret garden, don’t you think that you would take that opportunity? Mas Provencal in Nice, France is a sweet little spot that doesn’t look like much on the exterior, but is wondrous on the interior. This upscale dining experience includes hanging grapes, cherry tomatoes and fresh plants…

Sunken Terrace Garden in China

Posted 237 days ago by

Garden terraces and rooftop patios are a popular design element these days, and Turenscape of China has created virtually the opposite with a sunken terrace outside. Located in the Bridged Gardens, this sweet little sitting area is perfect for visitors to take a load off and regroup within nature. This central portion of the gardens steps…

Secret Dreamy Parkside Garden Cottage

Posted 300 days ago by

Backyard surprises are always the best kind, and when you’ve got the team at Scott Lewis Landscape Architecture on your side– you know the landscape is going to be a beautiful mix up. This particular space in San Francisco borders a wooded park in the city, and you feel like you’re trapped in a story book…

20 Restful Porch and Garden Swing Inspirations

Posted 322 days ago by

The end of summer is upon us, and while the weather is starting to cool down a bit we are trying to spend every last bit of time outdoors. Of course the usual activities apply, but for those balmy nights or thunderstorm days you may want a nice place to swing and relax. Gardens, screened porches,…

Glow in The Dark Gravel To Illuminate Any Exterior

Posted 358 days ago by

Anything that can absorb light to glow in the dark and conserve energy sounds like a good thing to us. So naturally aside from the gorgeous display of light these pebbles creates– they’re eco-friendly as well. They’ll stay shining for 10 hours with just 2 hours exposure to the sun, and can be used in under…

25 Unique Garden Pathway Design Ideas

Posted 413 days ago by

Outdoor design can be a soothing experience, and everywhere you turn there’s a new plant, grass, tree or flower that you can add to make your space more appealing. When it comes to creating your own secret garden, it can’t be complete without a beautiful pathway. Whether it’s leading to a seating area, fire pit, labyrinth,…

Concrete Live/Work Studio by Mell Lawrence Architects

Posted 429 days ago by

A great majority of this landscape based home resides around the outdoors around it. Mell Lawrence Architects of Austin, Texas gave this concrete studio space some gorgeously functional details and interesting shapes to mull over. Created for homeowners who are avid gardeners, this light and cheerful space with a planter-esque effect is perfect for lounging and…

Circular Shaped Rooftop Garden Allows 360 Degree City Views

Posted 596 days ago by

There are plenty of terraced gardens and rooftop garden areas that make a great impact when living in the city and in tight spaces. But when making the most of your outdoor space, whether limited or not– a rooftop situation can serve as an amazing place to unwind, entertain or jut enjoy the view. This simple…

Whimsical Wisteria Gardens and Tunnel in Japan

Posted 603 days ago by

It’s very far and few between these days that gardens are playfully constructed with the user’s perspective in mind. Japan has some interesting landscaping going on in many forms– with one of our favorites being a floral escape that’s just perfect for an Alice in Wonderland type day. The Wisteria Tunnel at Kawachi Fuji Gardens, in…