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Divide a large backyard into kid and adult zones.

Create a path to an open sanctuary.

An Asian-inspired home carries the design to the backyard.

A built-in barbecue makes summer entertaining easy.

Eco-friendly efforts from Canadian companies.

Use natural materials to add a historical look.

Choose plantings that mimic an enchanting, English-country garden.

Anchor your garden paths with metal arches.

Tackle awkward landscaping areas with brightly-hued blooms.

Use hedges and paths to blend garden styles.

Delicately scented flowers delight all the senses.

Plant a shade garden to add interest to all areas of your yard.

Turn a pretty old birdbath into a garden focal point.

Create a fun, eclectic look in your garden with large pots.

Tuck pretty plants into a shady corner to create an inviting space.

White Panton chairs pop against horizontal teak.

How to create a countryside sanctuary — on the cheap.

Designer Andrew Pike's backyard dining area.

A serene, poolside entertaining nook.

Glass walls blend this interior with the outdoors.

Inspiring backyards, courtyards and patios.

Speed up the growing process for your garden's first blooms.

Inspiration & tips on how to design your own spring garden.

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