Terraced backyard

Create a stunning outdoor oasis with terraced backyard ideas. Maximize your space and enhance the beauty of your yard with these top ideas for terraced landscaping.
The ancient Greeks loved symmetry for a good reason. As do Ken and Jean Victor Linsteadt–for the same reason. By adding stone walls and a staircase to bisect and subdivide their sloped backyard into a series of mirror-image garden beds, the Mill Valley, CA couple have created a calming sense of balance. Both the house and the […] Gardening, Shaded Garden, Back Garden Landscaping, Backyard Garden Design, Backyard Landscaping Designs, Backyard Landscaping, Terraced Landscaping, Mediterranean Backyard, Backyard Garden

The ancient Greeks loved symmetry for a good reason. As do Ken and Jean Victor Linsteadt–for the same reason. By adding stone walls and a staircase to bisect and subdivide their sloped backyard into a series of mirror-image garden beds, the Mill Valley, CA couple have created a calming sense of balance. Both the house and the […]

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Gardenista
Back Garden Landscaping, Terraced Landscaping, Terrace Garden Ideas, Backyard Landscaping, Sloped Backyard Landscaping, Terraced Backyard, Terrace Garden Design, Terrace House Garden Ideas, Garden Inspiration

A new trend has been going viral: terraced gardens. If you haven’t heard of these architectural wonders yet, it’s basically the coolest thing in backyard landscaping since waterfalls for your pool. Home owners are going absolutely crazy with these terraced or “sunken” garden designs, taking landscaping to a whole new artistic extreme. For those of...

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Yoorah Choi
For years we have struggled with the steep hillside at the back of our property. The previous owner had established a flower garden on the... Shaded Garden, Back Garden Landscaping, Garden Stairs, Terraced Landscaping, Terrace Garden Design, Sloped Backyard Landscaping, Backyard Landscaping, Raised Garden, Garden Landscaping

For years we have struggled with the steep hillside at the back of our property. The previous owner had established a flower garden on the hill, but it had fallen into a neglected mass of invasive decorative grass and day lilies. It was much too wide to weed or cultivate. The steep hill made it difficult and sometimes dangerous to navigate. It was slippery and back-breaking. We called it the "jungle garden." In the spring of 2009, we decided to begin terracing the hill as seen in the photo…

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Beth Manners