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Landscape architect Mark Hartley outlines his transformation of an urban backyard into a serene space for entertaining, lounging and swimming. See how he created levels descending from the house to the pool, connected indoor and outdoor styles, designated a covered patio for dining and planted lush greenery for colour and privacy.

See more of this backyard in our July 2012 issue.

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Landscape design, Mark Hartley Landscape Architects, Toronto (416) 920-6017 or Markhartley.ca; plates,
glasses, napkins, pitcher, Crate & Barrel, 1-888- 657-4108 or Crateandbarrel.com; towels (throughout), Restoration Hardware, Restorationhardware.com.

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4:18

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In This Episode

Can you combine unabashedly pretty rooms for adults with functional spaces for kids? Yes! Designer Samantha Sacks explains how to master the mix as she reveals her Victorian home, from the elegant formal living room and eclectic dining room to the casual children's bedrooms and private third-floor principal suite. Plus, gather outdoor design tips as landscape architect Mark Hartley shows off a serene urban backyard perfect for entertaining, lounging and swimming. Vintage expert and shop owner Michael Penney also shares five key items to look for at local flea markets and antique fairs this summer.

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Landscape design, Mark Hartley Landscape Architects, Toronto (416) 920-6017 or Markhartley.ca; plates,
glasses, napkins, pitcher, Crate & Barrel, 1-888- 657-4108 or Crateandbarrel.com; towels (throughout), Restoration Hardware, Restorationhardware.com.

Credits

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Lynda Reeves

DIRECTOR TV PRODUCTION & ONLINE VIDEO

Sheri Graham Delagran

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Jason Stickley

SEGMENT PRODUCER

Ryan Louis

EDITORS

Patrick Malone
Erin Gulas

DIGITAL DIRECTOR

Michael Zimmermann

ONLINE DESIGNER

Julie Aubie

Runtime: 4:18
Released: May 27, 2012
Featuring: Mark Hartley
Channel: Home Tour