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Makeover Madness: The Landscape Edition

Makeover Madness: The Landscape Edition

Pavers, plants and ponds, oh my! 'Tis landscaping season in Curblyland. If you have a vision of a backyard oasis dancing in your head but need a little inspirational push to start digging in, here are five fabulous before and afters to prime the pump.

We start with a project from Visionscapes Northwest. The backyard of this property looks all too familiar. It WAS bland and barren, but take a look at it now:   

It's a colorful and inviting backyard getaway.

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Our next transformation comes from Ugly House Photos, and the victim was a Phoenix foreclosure. This was its dusty bowling alley of a back yard before:

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before after real estate photos remodeling fixer-upper Phoenix home house landscaping yard

Its after prove a hint of green can go a very long way. 

before after real estate photos remodeling fixer-upper Phoenix home house landscaping yard

Would you believe there's a Japanese garden somewhere among all the bushes in this overgrown garden?

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There is now, thanks to Christie's Fine Gardening.

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And would you believe there's a pond under this pile of rocks?

With the help of Design in a Day, there is. 

And, finally, another nondescript back yard that went from wan to whimsical. (Spotted at Studio Blog.)

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Ashley @ DesignBuildLove.co on Jul 20, 2011:

LOVE yard makeovers!  We've been knee deep in a front and back yard makeover for over a month!  Just finished up!!! :)


Holyoke Home on Jul 18, 2011:

Come check out our recent back yard renovations! I think you'll like 'em!


These are GREAT!


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