29 Outdoor Raised Planters Hardscapes Design Photos And Ideas

Passing through a patio and entranceway, one enters an open-plan living and dining area with ceilings that dip towards the four glass walls of the small interior garden.
The Baltic, one of Common's eight co-living residences spread throughout the New York City-area, is located in Brooklyn's Boerum Hill neighborhood.
Near the house, Cooper clustered lush, big-leafed plants philodendron, purple heart, and flowering canna. Farther out, vegetable gardens sprout in raised beds, and thyme and mint thrive beneath citrus trees. Native California silver wild rye and matilija poppies bind the slope, bordering the low “snake wall” that winds around the yard, narrowly ducking beneath a big ficus tree with just enough clearance for a sprinting kid. Wide stadium steps connect the garden levels, turning the steep hillside into amphitheater seating.
Rear wall of courtyard
The couple often dine on the patio off the kitchen, warmed by a fireplace from Spark Modern Fires. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt.
Lynn
Abernathy House
Back patio
Central courtyard. The white colour, omnipresent, acts as a reflective surface and complexifies light effects.
Moving the entrance off the street to the rear of the house allowed for the creation of a diminutive side yard.
Greenery at the entrance of the home.
The knotty cedar cladding from Crenshaw Lumber was pretreated with an ebony stain from Timber Pro UV—twice on both sides—prior to being brought to the site, where it was left for eight weeks so that it could adjust to the moist seaside air before installation. “Cedar siding swells or shrinks when it gains or loses moisture while it reaches equilibrium with the content of the surrounding air,” says Michael. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt.
A 450-square-foot addition reconfigured the ranch house from an  L- to a U-shape.
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Miami, Florida
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View from Sunfish Lake
When you arrive at night you can turn the lights on with an app on your smart phone.
Front deck and facade
Burnette sought to maintain the property’s natural vegetation and rocky ground surface.
Front outdoor area
Back yard
front exterior
Breezeway to the master bedroom beyond that opens up to the pool courtyard through a pocketing glass door

Whether it's a backyard patio, an infinity pool, or a rooftop terrace, these modern outdoor spaces add to the richness of daily life. Escape into nature, or get lost in city views. Wherever you are, let these outdoor photos take you somewhere new with inspirational ideas for yards, gardens, outdoor tubs and showers, patios, porches, and decks.