Formal stone patios branch casually into the turf.
Sculptures and urns evoke a formal feel indoors.
Easy curves and dappled pavers feel relaxed.
Plantings and stone culminate in a pleasing bronze.
Framing the boundaries make a space more intimate.
Students can relax in a carved-out a seating area.
Gravel, pavers and concrete work together artfully.
Gravel allows rainwater to permeate into the soil.
Tall grasses attract attention from indoors and out.
Pavers elevate the entry and complement the home.
Bluestone walkways echo the lines of the house.
Clay and tumbled concrete pavers are a striking contrast.
Planters and a mix of stones personalize the pool and spa.
Flower beds keep the formal entry down to earth.
Varied shapes and colors create a stunning whole.
Variegated bluestone pavers make a seemingly random pattern feel easy and inviting in this Wilmette garden.
A minimal color palette can have a big impact.
A curved drive feels organic and inviting.
Lush plantings separate walkways from open space.
A display of the beauty of Illinois wildflowers.
Daylilies bloom brightly throughout the season.
The fading sun intensifies pink and purple blooms.
Mounds of flowers offset dramatic blocks of green.
Spiky foliage mimics the shapes of the water.
Pavers and plantings lead to an African sculpture.
Water enhances the garden with peaceful sounds.
Large drifts of perennials have a bold impact.
Multicolor flower beds welcome diners outdoors.
Mounds of pink impatiens add to the charming, picturesque scene.