The cobbles lining the paver driveway are Valders tumbled cobblestone.
The front entry is paved with Idaho Gold flagstone with a Whitacre Greer clay paver apron to match the driveway.
Shaded flagstone stepper walkway with a specimen redbud tree.
Rock faced bluestone slab steps with path lighting in verde finish.
An over-sized bluestone walkway is planted with Creeping Jenny and Creeping Thyme.
This formal front entry courtyard features a sunken urn fountain.
Front entry courtyard with water feature surrounded by bluestone and lined with cobbles.
This magnificent home’s garden extends beautifully into the front yard.
Arced lines and a bronze garden fountain soften the geometry of the formal landscape, while adding the relaxing sounds of water to the classic setting.
Oversized, variegated hostas provide the perfect setting for bronze crane garden art.
Lush front entry plantings include the red wax leaf begonia, a bed of small round boxwood shrubs surrounded by the dark leaves of the coral bells.
Clay pavers complement the rich greens of a wooded path.
Chartreuse hostas seem to capture the sun, and are even more distinctive beside purple alliums.
Bluestone steps, supported by fieldstone slabs, mirror the angles and proportions of the home’s architecture.
A decomposed granite path adds casual elegance to pathways, the driveway and parking surface.
This curved bluestone walkway is lined with lush plantings.
The irregular stone slabs of the walkway complement the more polished bluestone patio.
Flowering plants are staged for new views from week to week.
Sheltered by perennials, an idyllic place to chat.
Combining straight lines and curves adds interest.
Globally inspired details fit in a calm American garden.
Bluestone pavers pair well with Lannon stone walls.
Tumbled concrete pavers create a casual atmosphere.
Flower beds provide pleasing views from the home and walkways.
Creeping thyme and bluestone lead through shady, low plantings.
Giant hosta leaves gain more texture each year.
A curved bluestone walk feels friendly yet polished.
Visitors can relax near the bubbling trout stream.
Large drifts of a few plants can have a huge impact.
Fieldstone steps lead to a hidden pathway.
Lush perennials make the most of a small space.
An exploration in shrubs, perennials and foliage.
Flowers of all hues come together beautifully.
A white bridge is refreshing among the bold hues.
Broad steps establish the lines of planting beds.
Linear bluestone harmonizes with the home design.
White blooms bring light into shady areas.
Urns overflowing with annuals brighten the entry.
Winding pathways lead visitors through the garden.
A casual pathway heightens the sense of discovery.
Casual paths invite students and visitors outdoors.
Sculptures and urns evoke a formal feel indoors.
Students can relax in a carved-out a seating area.
Gravel allows rainwater to permeate into the soil.
Bluestone walkways echo the lines of the house.
Flower beds keep the formal entry down to earth.
Variegated bluestone pavers make a seemingly random pattern feel easy and inviting in this Wilmette garden.
A display of the beauty of Illinois wildflowers.
Mounds of flowers offset dramatic blocks of green.
Pavers and plantings lead to an African sculpture.