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Japanese-Inspired Garden

Create areas of interest with architectural elements such as screens and benches.

Homeowner Mona Zaidi, a filmmaker and writer, planted this garden for maximum impact in all four seasons. Reed matting framed in cedar is a gorgeous alternative to more traditional types of fencing.

See more pools, patios and gardens in our Inspiring Backyards photo gallery. Plus, get more design and decorating ideas in our Small Backyards photo gallery.

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