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Modern landscaping design for your yard

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Modern landscaping design

Maybe there are gray gravel, stepping stones and modern planters in your yard, but the modern look is missing. We have some tips for you today on how you can achieve modern open space design.

Entertain in clearly defined zones

A cornerstone of the modern landscape is that the zones are clearly defined.

The geometry makes the garden unique and natural. It is also important to make the garden interesting. Here we see pictures of a magnificent contemporary garden designed by D • Crain , Note the rectangular figures with gravel that create a stepping stone effect.

Gravel and grass define a contemporary garden

How many separate zones can you make? In this example, there is everything: a swimming pool, water system, covered porch, modern planters and abundant flowerbeds with native grasses. A perfect design!

Clearly defined zones in a modern landscape




In this picture we can see that the ground vegetation serves for the separation of the support zones, for example the pond next to the swimming pool. Gravel, tiles, grass, water and lush plants are combined in an ideally planned landscape:

Gravel, stone and grass in a modern yard

In addition to the expansive green lawn, the yard also has a pond with drainpipe. Note the decorative elements used in this space – concrete paths to the grass and bushes along the fence. The result: a segmented but unified space

Water system in a modern yard



Another separate zone is the seat with the fireplace. Do not forget the impression that a clearly defined porch can bring.

Outside seating in a modern courtyard

Different materials were used for the next yard – stepping stones and concrete veranda, wooden boards for the open space, lush green lawns. The colors create an impressive visual contrast.

A backyard with a skillful landscape

Even if your space has only a clearly separated zone, you can make it well. This is the backyard designed by Rees Roberts + Partners LLC. Bushes make up the private room, furnished with a well-kept lawn and modern open space:

Green room in an urban courtyard

Strategically arranged plants

Not only the choice of plant species is important, but your impressive placement. The foliage and grasses are grown in orderly rows.

Plants grown in rows

A similar look can also be seen in the free space designed by Shades of Green Landscape Architecture , The plants are arranged according to their kind, so that they form colors overlays from deep red to smoke blue …

Grasses in rows

Do not assume that everything should necessarily be arranged in straight lines. One can make strategic compositions through plant mixtures. The lilas and pink below form a contrast to the green tones.

Beautifully arranged plants

This is another striking combination of stones, succulents and peculiar plants. Use your flower beds as a black canvas for interesting sketches, as in the image of the design of Grounded …

Unique plant combination

The next farm, designed by Cipriano Landscape Design uses the power of the plant world. Although not grown in ordinary straight lines, the plants look well-groomed with borders on a bow.

Living plants frame a flowerbed

Use wild elements … in specific settings

The wild elements can also be integrated in modern farms. In this room by Grounded, the orange blossoms reach for the sky, but still from their clearly separated flowerbed.

Orange blossom in a modern yard

One possible combination is of lush vegetation over the edge of the flower bed. Dichondra is a great option, shown in the image of the free space, designed by D • Crain :

Lush plants create a waterfall effect

Plant life can even flow over modern stairs, as in this stylish space of D • Crain , Put this look next to a neat lawn and revive it with native grasses.

Cascading plants over modern stairs

In this extra-special open space by Rees Roberts + Partners LLC, the vines climb the walls, and greenery in the plants accentuates concrete and wood in the room.

Wild and well maintained in an urban open space

Finally, we come to a room by Huettl Landscape Architecture with the best combination of wild and well-kept elements. Of course, the plants grow around the yard, and the neatly laid porch tiles reflect the clean lines of the house’s architecture.

A perimeter of grass

There are several options for modern landscaping. Today we focused on the clean lines and neat look. Are you thrilled with this style or have you chosen something else for your freedom? Tell us your thoughts as a comment below with …

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