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Artistic Gardens

A Landscape Designer Shares Her Tips For Creating A Dreamy City Backyard

“It’s much harder working on my own garden,” says landscape designer Meredyth Hilton of Toronto firm Artistic Gardens. Especially so when your vision is a colorful perennial garden designed to attract birds and bees. “Perennial gardens are high-maintenance, but they have big rewards,” she says. For…

Decorating & Design

15 Gardening Accessories To Help You Get Your Grow On

As the weather warms up, we’re feeling inspired to start delving into our garden beds. To kick off the season of planting, pruning and propagating, we’ve compiled the chicest gardening accessories that are anything but your grandma’s garden shears. From a wide-brimmed straw hat by French label Jacquemus to a…

Balcony

Escape To Gorgeous City Gardens In The New Book, Green

Whether your outdoor space is a roof terrace, balcony, small backyard or patio, Ula Maria‘s new book, Green: Simple Ideas for Small Outdoor Spaces, takes a fresh look at creating a city garden. The book approaches creating a dreamy outdoor oasis…

Cottages & Country

H&H’s Designers Of The Year, Les Ensembliers, Show Us Their Lush Garden

You'll fall in love with the stunning property, anchored by two old apple trees.

backyard

80+ Best Outdoor Design Ideas From House & Home

Take your yard from drab to dreamy with these top tips.

Book

Start Planning Your Backyard Oasis With The New Book, Inside Outside

Outdoor rooms are a retreat from daily life, acting as a connection to nature and extension of the home which can used for relaxing, cooking, playing, swimming and more, once the weather warms up. Inside Outside, a new book by Linda O’Keeffe — the former creative director…

backyard

Tour An Italian-Inspired Terrace Tucked Away In The City

This outdoor oasis is reminiscent of dining alfresco among cypress and citrus trees in Tuscany.

backyard

Lynda Reeves Shows Off Her Terrace Refresh Just In Time For Summer!

Join Lynda as she takes us behind-the-scenes of her stunning backyard transformation.

backyard

This TV Executive’s Backyard Is Reminiscent Of A French Courtyard

Film and TV executive Jennifer Stewart tell us why this is her favorite room.  “Because it’s a small space, I wanted our backyard to be like a French courtyard instead of having grass and garden beds. It works beautifully for entertaining. We have our Thanksgiving dinner outside at the long table,…

backyard

This Resort-Style Cottage Is The Ultimate Summer Hangout

The spacious yard has a huge pool, table tennis, a barbecue hut and more.

Decorating & Design

25+ Ways To Refresh Your Garden This Summer

These lush spaces are the epitome of garden goals.

Al Fresco

You’ll Want To Throw An Alfresco Dinner Party In This Designer’s Backyard

See how Sarah Walker of The Curated House transformed her 1,900-square-foot garden.

Decorating & Design

This Lush West Coast Garden Doubles As An Enchanted Forest

See how the landscaping bridges the existing garden with the home’s mid-century architecture.

backyard

25+ Secret Gardens Hiding In City Spaces

Turn a postage-stamp backyard into a world of wonder.

Autumn Hachey

How To Transform Your Backyard Into A Bohemian Oasis

Budget-friendly updates, DIY projects and innovative design moves overhaul the space.