Aside from decorating the interior, the outdoor area of the house should also be well-designed especially when it is at the front yard.
Patios, pavilions and other structures can also be added into the home’s landscape. You can also opt to bring sculptures, water features and structures too. Although, the most common way to landscape is by adding plants of various types and species.
Yes, you can merely use large jars, concrete planters, or other types of planters; but there is a more creative way to do it too like using terraced planters.
Terraced planters may be made of various materials and has different levels. This way, you can add more plants to you area while making it appear more aesthetically appealing. Most of the time, this is used in sites that has sloping topography but that isn’t necessary. Well, if you are eyeing to get planters like these, we have created a list for you so you can get ideas on how to do it for your own home.
TYLER & CRISPIN DENEAULT
This is an interpretation of a mid century modern landscape that would wow you from every angle. According to the designers, the front yard of the home was completely stripped away and was rebuilt from the curbside up to the home. It used extensive retaining walls with wooden stair and landing elements that complements with the overall look of the home.
SUNKEN SUCCULENT/ CACTI GARDEN
Even when your home doesn’t have a sloped area, you can still have a terraced design for the planters just like what they did to this part of the landscape. Beautiful, right?
GARDEN OASIS IN THE CITY
For this contemporary garden, cor-ten steel was used for the planters that added beauty to the landscape of the house.
BACKYARD SLIDE AMONG TERRACED PLANTERS
A home in England has a sunken backyard garden that features triangular terraced planters. Aside from that, there’s also a slide for the kids and a sandbox to play in.
ST CHARLES RAISED TERRACE
Since the house is elevated, steps were added to it but aside from that, brick planters were also used.
Seen in the landscape of this traditional home is a natural stone fireplace that extends the season in this Wisconsin backyard. It has a sunken patio that provides a secluded space away from the main dining patio.
MODERN SAN FRANCISCO COURTYARD
A beautiful contemporary garden has a combination of wood and concrete. I like that bamboo added to the planters. But what I like most in this landscape is the seating area at the top.
A nice way to landscape using stones and pavers as well as well-distributed plants and trees. Notice the variety of plants used in this outdoor space.
GARDEN DIALOGUES: MANHATTAN, POOL FARM
A sunken outdoor dining area is surrounded by terraced wooden planters. Isn’t this beautiful? The designers said that the project is inspired by the structure of a sushi mat- with flexibility in one direction and rigidity in the other, the mat rolls fluidly from deck to bench to planter to wall.
The terrace in this house is laid with York Stone which is the best choice if to create a traditional look in the garden.
A LARGE HILLSIDE PAVILION – WALNUT CREEK, CA
A good idea for the landscape is to use stones in creating the terrace planters which gives it a more natural look. And it matched with the house design too.
If your home is located on a sloped area, you can add terraced planters on the front to add to the homes curb appeal.
Isn’t this a beautiful traditional patio? It sure is. Aside from the terraced design of the planters, the plants on them look very gorgeous too.