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modern backyard swimming pool with pavers and grass, a pergola and hydrangea along a fence

Virginia Beach, VA

This stunning pool is a focal point of the backyard, framed by square pavers and a graceful pergola. This idyllic setting captures the essence of a luxurious resort, right at home.

a modern farmhouse home with a pool, pool house, naturalistic plantings and grasses

Falls Church, VA

Embracing the charm of this modern farmhouse style home, this pool area exudes rustic elegance with naturalistic plantings and a functional layout.

backyard fire pit area with colorful garden beds

North Chesterfield, VA

A beautiful new fire pit patio creates the perfect gathering place for a busy family in this new backyard. White, green and purple colors are used throughout the space for a soft cottage vibe.

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.

swimming pool next to an outdoor dining table, outdoor lounge furniture and a cantilever umbrella for shade

Burlingame, CA

Crafted for gatherings, this outdoor haven boasts a concrete garden wall, with lush flowers, shrubs and trees. With outdoor rugs beneath the living spaces, these areas truly feel like cozy outdoor rooms.

front yard curb appeal with trees, hedges and annual flower beds

Midlothian, VA

The curb appeal of this modern farmhouse is perfect with the layering of repeating evergreens and annuals. The layers create a harmonious blend of natural elements that complements the contemporary architecture.

front yard landscaping ideas, shrubs and perennials give a naturalistic garden style vibe to this wood cabin

Chapel Hill, NC

Embracing its natural surroundings, this home exudes woodland charm with a lush, green landscape and stately trees. The result is an inviting curb appeal that seamlessly merges with the surrounding woods.

front yard curb appeal entry for a Virginia ranch home

Virginia Beach, VA

The curb appeal for this home is elevated with the beautiful plantings around the driveway. They frame the entry offering both beauty and a touch of privacy from the street.

a stone patio in a small backyard surrounded by colorful garden beds

Glen Allen, VA

Nestled in central Virginia, a serene patio off a backyard meditation room features a wooden pergola over a dining area. It's the ultimate tranquil space for contemplation amid natural beauty.

Little Rock, AR

This formal landscape design helped open up the yard and manage a steep slope through smart design. The semicircular fire pit seating wall is the perfect finishing touch for this backyard plan.

a play house for kids next to a vegetable garden, dining area and fire pit nook in a small backyard landscape design

San Diego, CA

This small backyard was transformed for unusable to an oasis with a kids playspace, fire pit area, entertaining area, vegetable garden, lawn space and more!

backyard pool with two pergolas and colorful flowerbeds

Moorpark, CA

Tuscany meets California in this backyard design. This romantic cottage design includes climbing roses and jasmine vines on the wooden pergola and trellis around the pool sitting area.

a plunge pool with wood planters filled with succulents and flowers

Culver City, CA

A fantastic plunge pool surrounded by terra cotta tiles is a great fit in this small backyard. A garden wall with mosaic tiles finishes off the laid back Cali feel of this outdoor space.

lush plantings next to a backyard shed on a wood deck

Culver City, CA

A modern landscaped deck next to a pool house maximizes this home's backyard. Lush plantings along a high fence create a soft look in this small backyard.

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 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.

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.

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.

St. Petersburg, FL

This modern landscape design has a glass pool fence and a view of the Gulf. Pops of color are placed throughout the yard!

Orlando, FL

This pergola and fire pit are cozy on the side of the house away from the pool and grill area. A tropical landscape style is achieved with long swathes of shrubs and perennials punctuated by boulders and palm trees.

big backyard landscaping ideas with a pool and hot tub

Ball Ground, GA

This classic backyard landscape is filled with Limelight Hydrangea, Azaleas, Green Giant Arborvitae and more. The pool and spa surrounded by flagstone are the perfect spot to relax.

cocktail pool in a lush georgia backyard

Ball Ground, GA

This gorgeous inground pool and spa area is set in a beautiful patio with room for lawn chairs and lounge furniture. Rose of Sharon, Drwarf Fountain Grass, Limelight Hydrangea, are some of the plants included.

a plunge pool with a hot tub next to a fire pit with Adirondack chairs in a large Atlanta backyard

Marietta, GA

This backyard landscape design has an infinity edge hot tub that overflows into the pool below. The flagstone pool deck leaves plenty of room for relaxing.

a small backyard with vines on the garage, stepping stones and a small outdoor dining area

Elmhurst, IL

This small backyard design offers tons of color - with Helleborus orientalis, Rhododendron, blue Hibuscus, and Pinky Winky hydrangea! The beautiful varieties of flowers in this backyard against the lawn, patio and deck is perfect!

Boston, MA

This cozy backyard landscape plan has a multi-level bluestone patio and stone seat wall. A separate seating area with a wood pergola and gravel offers an alternative entertaining space.

Detroit, MI

A seating area in the wooded portion of this large backyard creates an intimate setting for a fire pit nook. The rest of the backyard's cottage style garden is filled with arborvitaes, hydrangeas, hostas and more.

Gulfport, MS

This tropical landscape designs around a great deck and screened in porch. The curve of the pool, existing shade tree, and flagstone terrace create a relaxing outdoor space.

a bocce court in a large backyard with a trellis covered in bougainvillea next to a pool, plunge pool

Raleigh, NC

This project extended the backyard patio to reduce the grassy area for maintenance. A bocce court, small spa, and dogscape area for the pups were added to this backyard landscape plan.

Reno, NV

This beautiful southwestern landscape design backyard offers colorful flowers everywhere! It also uses many different hardscapes, including decomposed granite (DG), river rock, limestone pavers, irregular flagstone pavers and a beautiful stone slab bench.

large backyard landscaping ideas with a large natural stone patio, fire pit area, and a wood pergola with a dining area under it

New City, NY

This backyard landscape plan has a great variety of perennials that bloom at different times including Lilac, Redbud, Chokecherry, Juniper, Oak, Barberry and much more! There are also many deer resistant plants in this design including Daphne, Dianthus, Conflower, Bleeding Heart, among others.

lush backyard landscaping with privacy hedges, pools and a pool house with landscaping

Manhasset, NY

This landscape design is filled with Knockout roses, hydrangeas, Salvia, and other classic northeastern plants. The hardscape includes rectangular bluestone pavers, a cobblestone driveway and a stone wall with a bluestone cap.

a large wood deck with a natural kid play area and plunge pool

Palisades, NY

A backyard with everything! The natural playspace is hours of entertainment for the kids. A gabion retaining wall and shade tolerant plants surround the yard and inground pool, maximizing the space.

Cleveland, OH

We love this stamped concrete patio covered by a wood pergola with sheltered seating. This backyard design has everything you need for midwest entertaining.

Malvern, PA

We love the multiple entertaining areas in this backyard landscape design. A pool, stone fire pit, and deck off the house are great uses of this space.

Charleston, SC

The white picket fence in this backyard landscape helps create a classic tropical feel. The pool with the shallow end is perfect for relaxing in lounge chairs or for kids to play.

Nashville, TN

This modern landscape design compliments the home perfectly and is achieved through the repetition of plant material and use of modern material.

a large backyard with a stepping stone pathway and a round fire pit with Adirondack chairs and large trees surrounding the property.

Austin, TX

This large backyard landscape plan has two tiers of retaining walls to soften a slope. This modern garden style is achieved through plants such as Bald Cypress, Vitex, Boxwood, Red Yucca, Hollies, Juniper, Russian Sage, Blue Fescue and more!

a wood deck with an infinity pool and built in planters around it with colorful flowers. A pergola is overhead an entertaining area with an outdoor tv.

Dallas, TX

A modern swimming pool with a built in hot tub and multiple areas for backyard entertaining. An outdoor TV finishes off this amazing outdoor entertaining space.

an outdoor shed with pavers, grass, and a fire pit area with a privacy wall and horizontal fence

Dallas, TX

The perfect landscaped nook for this guest suite. We love the privacy walls and the beautiful modern fire pit.

a classic home with beautiful front yard landscaping ideas

Houston, TX

A garden water fountain is a great addition this front entry. The symmetric design plays on this home's classic architecture.

backyard landscaping ideas with pavers, a hot tub, grasses and flowers

Houston, TX

This xeriscape landscape has an outdoor cook center, pool, spa, pool house and shed for storage. The design is tied together by concrete step pads and other hardscape materials that compliment each other.

Tilly is the most personalized online landscape design experience available. Below you can browse some of our favorite landscape design projects across the country.

We know gardening and landscaping can be intimidating and that's why we have a team of professionals ready to help you embark on your project with a landscape plan you can follow. From selecting the right plants for your climate and garden style, to choosing the perfect patio or deck, fence design, pool, pergolas, gabion wall, spot for a kids play structure or sustainable design choices- our team helps with all aspects of outdoor design.