Collection by Olivia Martin

Inspirational Backyards


Although snow still covers many a garden, spring is rapidly approaching and the plans for lush landscapes are being laid. Here, we pick five homes with great gardens for spring planning (or dreaming). More greens? Check out 10 more outdoor gardens here.

Just one month later the garden was much lusher.
Near the house, Cooper clustered lush, big-leafed plants philodendron, purple heart, and flowering canna.
"It only cost about $48,000 to build, which was incredibly cheap," says Turner of the Stealth Barn.
The exterior view of the Douglas House stepped walkway that extends over the surrounding trees.
Made from wooden pallets, the tree house was a requirement for the kids in this Hawaiian home.

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