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These 12 landscaped outdoor areas will give you ideas for your own garden

Whether you have a sprawling space or just a cosy corner, this collection of landscaped gardens is packed with ideas you can use in your own outdoor transformation

Your outdoor space should in all ways, look and feel like a sympathetic extension of your existing home.

​​​​​​​This alfresco dining area features materials such as dark brick and breezeblock that are used throughout the home.

This new dining terrace replaces an existing balcony-like platform framed by a masonry wall and accessed by a narrow set of steps.

​​​​​​​Open sesame – seen here from the back yard, this home’s open-plan kitchen, dining, and living room environment opens up to the rear yard and pool via operable walls of glass. Hardwearing timber-look tile floors run...

The great thing about a fire pit is that the more you use it the more it will season and look great where you’ve set it up.  

​​​​​​​On this green-focussed home, pulling the covered alfresco dining area away from the living zone optimises solar penetration onto the concrete floor slab, which acts as a heat sink.

This private outdoor area features a fire pit and a clever place to store firewood

By creating two separate zones, this garden feels much more spacious.

This home has not one but two outdoor entertaining spaces. The lower alfresco dining area is underlit to dramatic effect.

Materiality and detailing were chosen for their nod to tradition.

You can climb the house on the outside via solid stone stairs stairs to discover an elevated garden roof.

Inspired by the picturesque native bush setting, this Greenhithe garden also needed a degree of formality.

Story by: Trendsideas

09 Aug, 2020