Garden & Landscapes

The call of the wild is impossible to resist in these patios, backyards, rooftops, and gardens that offer a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.

5 Simple Tips For Growing an Indoor Herb Garden
5 Simple Tips For Growing an Indoor Herb Garden
If you thought you had to have a green thumb and lots of space to garden, think again.
By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo - 9 hours ago
Native Plants Form a Meadow-Like Habitat for a Rustic New York Home
Native Plants Form a Meadow-Like Habitat for a Rustic New York Home
After hands-on study, a Northeast landscape architect sows a free-growing meadow.
 - 5 days ago
15 Outdoor Kitchens That Inspire Al Fresco Dining
15 Outdoor Kitchens That Inspire Al Fresco Dining
Combining culinary creativity with a love of nature, these inspiring kitchens will make you want to cook, dine, and host outdoors all season long.
 - 18 days ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Plunge-Worthy Pools
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Plunge-Worthy Pools
Get ready to dive into warmer weather with these refreshing modern pools. Our editor's top picks of the week feature pools that have us feeling outdoor envy.
 - 18 days ago
6 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
6 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.
 - 22 days ago
This Stunning Redwood Pergola Brings Classic Charm to its Hollywood Hills Home
This Stunning Redwood Pergola Brings Classic Charm to its Hollywood Hills Home
Recently updated with redwood to ensure durability and longevity, the gorgeous structure helps preserve the home’s history.
 - 23 days ago
18 Modern Fireplaces and Fire Pits to Inspire Outdoor Living
18 Modern Fireplaces and Fire Pits to Inspire Outdoor Living
Warm nights spent sitting outside with friends are just around the corner—so sit back, relax, and get inspired by these charming outdoor fireplaces and fire pits.
 - 2 months ago
5 Prefab Deck Kit Companies to Easily Upgrade Your Home
5 Prefab Deck Kit Companies to Easily Upgrade Your Home
Better your home's indoor/outdoor connection with one of these DIY deck kits.
 - 2 months ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Outstanding Outdoor Spaces
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Outstanding Outdoor Spaces
These porches, patios, and courtyards have us green with envy.
 - 2 months ago
8 Things to Consider When Choosing Retractable Glass Walls
8 Things to Consider When Choosing Retractable Glass Walls
When done right, a gorgeous glass wall system can transform a room into a spectacular focal point with a seamless indoor-outdoor living experience.
 - 2 months ago
6 Easy Ways to Get Your Garden Ready For Spring
6 Easy Ways to Get Your Garden Ready For Spring
Embrace the long-awaited coming of spring by following these tips for a verdant garden.
 - 2 months ago
This Teak Outdoor Living Collection Pairs Sustainability and Scandinavian-Inspired Style
This Teak Outdoor Living Collection Pairs Sustainability and Scandinavian-Inspired Style
Sustainability and innovative, minimalist design are at the forefront of Gloster’s luxe collection of teak outdoor furniture.
 - 2 months ago
This Copenhagen Rooftop Renovation Embodies the Future of Urban Design
This Copenhagen Rooftop Renovation Embodies the Future of Urban Design
Residents of a building confined within a dense Copenhagen neighborhood finally get the outdoor space they desire—in an unlikely place.
 - 3 months ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Bewitching Backyards
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Bewitching Backyards
The blissful outdoor areas of these homes from the Dwell community are a breath of fresh air.
 - 3 months ago
10 Modern Wedding Venues That Will Make Your Big Day Unforgettable
10 Modern Wedding Venues That Will Make Your Big Day Unforgettable
Honor your love for design—and each other—in one of these extraordinary wedding venues in the U.S. and beyond.
 - 3 months ago
This Prefab Backyard Pavilion Mimics a Dragonfly's Wings
This Prefab Backyard Pavilion Mimics a Dragonfly's Wings
Prefabricated architecture can get a bad rap for being boring and boxy—not so for this sculptural backyard pavilion.
 - 4 months ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Welcome the Outdoors In
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Welcome the Outdoors In
These inviting homes give the term "getting back to nature" a whole new meaning.
 - 4 months ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Pools That Make a Splash
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Pools That Make a Splash
Summer weather may feel like a distant memory, but these pools have us dreaming of our own private oasis.
 - 4 months ago
Living Green Walls 101: Their Benefits and How They're Made
Living Green Walls 101: Their Benefits and How They're Made
Living green walls may have gotten their start 80 years ago, but they’ve recently become some of the most striking and important eco-friendly features in buildings across the...
 - 4 months ago
Bird-Watchers Will Be Flying High Once This Stunning Tower Is Complete
Bird-Watchers Will Be Flying High Once This Stunning Tower Is Complete
The winning entry for a bird observational tower in Latvia sets a new bar for how these structures can be built.
 - 4 months ago
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Stone Fire Pit
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Stone Fire Pit
Watch our video and follow this step-by-step guide to build your own bluestone fire pit.
 - 5 months ago
Dwell’s Top 10 Outdoor Spaces of 2017
Dwell’s Top 10 Outdoor Spaces of 2017
These rooftops, courtyards, patios, and gardens are a breath of fresh air.
 - 5 months ago
DIY Project: How to Build Your Own Modern Outhouse
DIY Project: How to Build Your Own Modern Outhouse
When an outhouse comes to mind, no one really thinks of it as being a particularly nice or good-looking space—but you can prove that notion wrong by building your own modern...
 - 5 months ago
7 Homes With Beautiful Outdoor Patios
7 Homes With Beautiful Outdoor Patios
A patio or outdoor deck can bring a whole other dimension to a home, opening up the interiors and making the residents feel closer to nature.
 - 5 months ago
This 120-Year-Old Home With a Greenhouse Is a Gardener's Paradise
This 120-Year-Old Home With a Greenhouse Is a Gardener's Paradise
With a working nursery, guest suite, and garden shop, this place is much more than just an island home.
 - 5 months ago
7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Balcony
7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Balcony
A balcony is a wonderful architectural feature that connects the indoors with the outdoors, presents homeowners with elevated views of their surroundings, and helps introduce...
 - 6 months ago
Garden Guide: The Difference Between Hardscape and Softscape
Garden Guide: The Difference Between Hardscape and Softscape
You've most likely heard of landscape before, but you may be less familiar with its two main components: hardscape and softscape.
 - 6 months ago
6 Tiny Outdoor Pavilions Inspired by Japanese Tearooms
6 Tiny Outdoor Pavilions Inspired by Japanese Tearooms
A "chashitsu," which literally means “tearoom” in Japanese, is a freestanding, pavilion-like structure that was used for tea ceremonies, contemplation, and meditation in ancient...
 - 7 months ago
4 Easy Steps to Creating Your Own DIY Green Roof
4 Easy Steps to Creating Your Own DIY Green Roof
If you've been dreaming of topping your home off with a living roof but want to get the job done on your own, we have you covered.
 - 7 months ago
This Mesmerizing New Prefab Looks Like a Cocoon
This Mesmerizing New Prefab Looks Like a Cocoon
Two pods for living and sleeping meld with the outdoors through a patented, reversible window concept.
 - 7 months ago