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Lush look and Ethan Skyler's Bainbridge Island garden is filled with green, but uses very little turf grass. Click ahead to see how they did it with a grassy path, layered plantings, and colorful accents.

beautiful garden "wall"

Create Privacy Create your own private sanctuary by planting hedges and using fences or walls. -- Create a curved pathway leading to your patio so you only get a glimpse of it from the yard. -- Use bright colors, such as orange, red, and yellow, t

DREAMY....A meandering stone garden pathway invites you to explore...

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River Rock garden walk/ love it. Next house has to have a spot for a large flower garden w some sort of path.would love to do river rock

I love the idea of grass being minimal and maximizing the plant space. The wave design of the grass is an adorable and unexpected touch. Also, he plant colors are minimal, which makes it feel more natural to me. THIS would be my ideal backyard escape of my dream home. (Bonus: It wouldn't take long to mow the lawn!)

I love the idea of grass being minimal and maximizing the plant space. The wave design of the grass. Also, the plant colors are minimal, which makes it feel more natural to me.

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Stacked Stone Bench ~ Features That Create an Outstanding Garden ~ Add Interest. Focus a space with benches, birdbaths, containers, boulders, and sculpture. Here's a good way to use my leftover granite - right along the path .

Wollerton Old Hall garden, England.  I like the strip of lawn in front of the flower bed. It looks like it would make kneeling to pull weeds easier on the knees.

Wollerton Old Hall garden ~ England - love the grass edging in front of the flower bed

Pick three plants. Repeat. You cant go wrong. That looks beautiful!!!

A beautiful border garden - The yellow spikes of the red hot poker (Kniphofia) add nice contrast. Lavender cotton (Santolina) and daisy bush (Brachyglottis syn.

Beautiful mix of perennials, evergreen & deciduous shrubs. Give the garden great presence year round.

*** Love the colors! Mix of evergreens and perennials with a grass lawn space too. Can this please be my back yard space?

I'm not a fan of yellow in the garden so I have none.  This is making me change my mind.

Sally Barker's garden in Maryland: one acre, large sweeping backyard that is a combo of lawn and gently curving planting beds. Stone patio near the house with stone retaining wall.

Woodland Garden: A curvaceous pea gravel path directs the visitor through the woodland garden located at the back and back side of the house. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Meandering green path through a dappled grove: use UC Verde grass & clover & low rainfall pasture mix? Then drought tolerant shade natives for miniature gardens throughout the grass path.

Beautiful garden path...

Crafty finds for your inspiration! No.5

Jeffrey Bale Pebble Mosaic at Northwest Gardens Nursery. Beautiful use of acaena microphylla between the stepping stones -- would also be beautiful using the blue version.

Garden and pool of decorator and landscape designer, Michael Trapp.

Garden and pool of decorator and landscape designer Michael Trapp. Would even work in a small backyard. No one needs a huge pool.