Outdoor, Stone Patio, Porch, Deck, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Horizontal Fences, Wall, and Back Yard The first thing landscape designer Laura Cooper asked Devis and Purdy was to recall childhood gardens and outdoor play. In that spirit, she designed their backyard, integrating the high ground with the low just outside the “kids’ wing.” The resulting series of outdoor rooms on this quarter-acre is full of memory and play.  Photo 1 of 8 in Garden Guide: The Difference Between Hardscape and Softscape from A Fresh Dose of Color Livens Up This Midcentury Los Angeles Home

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The first thing landscape designer Laura Cooper asked Devis and Purdy was to recall childhood gardens and outdoor play. In that spirit, she designed their backyard, integrating the high ground with the low just outside the “kids’ wing.” The resulting series of outdoor rooms on this quarter-acre is full of memory and play.

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