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.
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:
Its after prove a hint of green can go a very long way.
Would you believe there's a Japanese garden somewhere among all the bushes in this overgrown garden?
There is now, thanks to Christie's Fine Gardening.
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.)