Hot Backyard Design Ideas to Try Now

Check out these hot backyard design ideas and find out which trends homeowners are clamoring for right now.


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Gardens: Totally Organic Experiences

Gardens are among the most sought-after outdoor design elements, and its easy to see why. Gardens are easily customizable to fit every design style and preference from zen, Asian-inspired to romantic English countryside. People are also opting for fruit and vegetable gardens now that organic produce is in high-demand.


Stuart Lirette

Fire Pits: Burning Up the Charts

Fire pits — they’re so hot right now. Adaptable to any space, small or large, these firey outdoor features add a cozy element to any outdoor area. Tabletop fire pits are especially popular due to their small-space friendly design.


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Traditional Outdoor Kitchen With Stainless Steel Grill

Green tilework creates a striking contrast against the red brick surround and built-ins below. The outdoor kitchen fits all the family’s cooking needs, making the space ideal for entertaining.



Hardscapes: A Lush Landscape’s Perfect Partner

Homeowners and landscaping experts agree: work one or more of the types of hardscape into your backyard for a professionally planned look. Stacked stone retaining walls, paver patios and meandering pathways are just a few of the hottest hardscapes to try.



Outdoor Dining Areas: Alfresco, Elevated

Dining areas are a must-have outdoor living feature. After all, everything tastes better when enjoyed in the great outdoors. To ensure maximum comfort, choose comfortable chairs with durable cushions so dinner guests will linger for cocktails and conversation.

Information Courtesy of Briana Mowrey – HGTV

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