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small backyard ideas in denver. a yard with a stone patio, raised concrete planters, outdoor kitchen and built in seating fire nook area

Denver, CO

This small backyard smart landscape design is able to incorporate a pergola for shade, outdoor kitchen, dining area, built in fire pit nook, turf area and native plantings.

Denver landscaping ideas for a small backyard

Denver, CO

We love this beautiful patio and yard remodel that opens up the indoor outdoor living space for this homeowner. Privacy elements throughout this design tie together to offer the homeowner a beautiful space to enjoy with their family.

Denver landscaping ideas for a small backyard with a dining area, pavers, and horizontal slab fence.

Denver, CO

The detachable shade sale provides a great pop of color. Native plants such as Buxus 'Green Mountain,' 'Karl Foerster,' Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star' among others create a great landscape.

backyard landscaping ideas in Denver with raised garden beds and a fire pit area next to a shed

Foxfield, CO

This large backyard space has a separate fenced in area for an extensive veggie garden and chicken coop! The rest of the yard has a naturalistic garden style filled with low water plants.

great curb appeal with a trellis over a front walkway and container planters flanking a stone sidewalk

Denver, CO

This home has a newly expanded front porch with an arbor to add an architectural element to the home. Wing walls flank the front steps with a modern flagstone path to the front stoop.

front yard landscaping ideas for a ranch home in Denver with a circle driveway, native shrubs, grasses, boulders and large trees for dimension

Cherry Hills, CO

Plants such as Boxwoods, Hydrangea, and Peonies create a classic landscape design. Dogwood and Deutzia will provide seasonal color through the fall and winter.

a small backyard in Denver with classic shrubs and grasses for landscaping. A stepping stone path to aa fire pit on a wood deck.

Denver, CO

This trex deck is surrounded by a small yard and stepping stones amongst river rocks. The side yard is maximized with a dog run for the homeowner's new pup!

backyard landscaping ideas in Denver for container gardens with emerald green arborvitae as a privacy wall

Highlands Ranch, CO

This large backyard is complete with raised garden beds for fruits and veggies. There is also a bistro table and chairs for enjoying the garden and relaxing.

small backyard landscaping ideas in Denver with a large paver patio and fire pit area

Denver, CO

This inexpensive backyard makeover can be DIY'd with large square pavers, gravel, and simple raised beds along the side of the backyard.

Denver backyard landscaping ideas with string lights over a fire pit set on large pavers and a play set for kids

Westminster, CO

The backyard has a slightly modern edge with the large square pavers set over gravel. The wood fence compliments the wood pergola and native plantings are repeated throughout the space.

a backyard deck with a lounge area. A mature tree and pergola provide shade. Large evergreens provide privacy from the neighbors

Golden, CO

This backyard design has a great view of a creek. The plant palette includes a mixture of flowering ornamental trees, evergreen shrubs, layered perennials, ornamental grasses and groundcover.

a naturalistic garden style landscape design plan with full colorful flower beds and a stone walkway leading to a front wraparound deck

Littleton, CO

To create a Colorado version of a cottage garden this hardy plant palette includes native plants such as Cheyenne Switch Grass, Black Eyed Susan, Coneflowers, Little Trudy Catmint, and Creeping Thyme!

a gabion wall with built in seating around a fire pit in a Colorado backyard design

Castle Pines, CO

The gabion retaining walls create a chic wall around the patio and enclose the fire pit area. This home's yard is complete with a kids playspace and plantings for privacy.

curb appeal front yard landscaping ideas in denver with a retaining wall to level out two grassy areas and shrubs and grasses for a naturalistic look for a ranch home.

Denver, CO

A Corten steel retaining wall and planter leveled this sloped front yard and adds fantastic curb appeal. With ornamental grasses it creates a great modern landscape.

a backyard landscaping idea with a fire pit off a wood deck with a pergola. Concrete garden walls around the edge of the property with flowers

Denver, CO

This fire pit sits on top of decomposed granite gravel and includes a Corten steel/wood firewood storage seating area. The concrete retaining wall will help with drainage.

small backyard landscaping ideas with large trees, container gardens and a hammock

Highlands Ranch, CO

This colorful cottage garden is filled with native Denver plants. Plantings transform this backyard from bare to beautiful - with the perfect spot for a hammock to relax.

small backyard landscaping ideas for shade with aa pergola over an outdoor kitchen and outdoor dining area

Denver, CO

This small backyard smart landscape design is able to incorporate a pergola for shade, outdoor kitchen, dining area, built in fire pit nook, turf area and native plantings.

front yard xeriscape landscaping ideas in Denver with lots of colorful native plants and flowers

Denver, CO

This front yard has a short wrought iron fence to provide security while still maintaining visibility to the street. Native plants fill this front yard design.

small backyard landscaping ideas with a fire pit and colorful flowers

Aurora, CO

An intimate fire pit area is created in this small backyard with a circular stone patio. Planters and stepping stones add to this classic style. Privacy is created through the trees.

a small backyard with a retaining wall next to a shed. An awning provides shade for a stone patio with colorful flower beds

Parker, CO

This stone retaining wall creates an intimate and useable backyard filled with native flowers that bloom at all seasons. The retractable awning allows for great shade during the day.

containers gardens in a small Denver backyard with a shed and container garden

Lakewood, CO

This backyard has a great stone patio with pergola. There's a fire pit with adirondack chairs and a great space designated for a veggie garden with raised beds on a gravel surface.

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