Home Outside Projects

terrace garden design

Home Outside Project: Terrace Garden, Boston Area

The owners of a lovely traditional New England home needed to replace an old brick patio that was deteriorating, in part because the roots [...]
Colorado drought-tolerant front yard design

Home Outside Project: Boulder, CO

This Colorado homeowner wanted to retain trees and some of the perennials in the front yard of her attractive contemporary home, but she [...]
California drought-tolerant landscape design

Home Outside Project: Central Valley, CA

These California homeowners needed to reduce their lawn to respond to water-use restrictions and took the opportunity to seek a [...]
Brooklyn front yard landscape

Home Outside Project: Entry Garden, Brooklyn, NY

The owners of this attached rowhouse in a lively Brooklyn neighborhood were eager to create a welcoming oasis in their tiny front yard. They [...]
CA Bay Area landscape design

Home Outside Project: San Francisco Bay Area

“I have a big ask,” wrote this Berkeley, California, homeowner, explaining that she wanted a yard where her young children could spend [...]
backyard landscape photos

DIY Backyard Landscape Design: Boston Area

This North Shore/Boston-area family turned a bare, uninviting backyard into a colorful, whimsical space that can accommodate all their [...]