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Backyard Design Ideas for Your Home

Dec 20, 2012 | Patios

The backyard of your home is a sanctuary to be enjoyed by you, your family and any friends that come over to visit. If you are considering a landscape project or a new backyard design, then we can work with you to develop a plan to meet any need.


Replace Old with New

Features and previous design elements can easily be replaced in a new landscape design. This allows you to incorporate new options or variations of a theme into your backyard. Concrete comes in a standard form or it can be colored to match the style of your home.


Make Your Patio Space Bigger

If you have been stuck with a backyard patio that is too small, then a new landscape design can enlarge the size. A larger patio space can accommodate bigger or additional furniture pieces and the addition of a new grill. A 10ft by 10ft size patio can easily be enlarged to 12ft by 12ft or larger. Ask about enlarging your patio during your design consultation.


Consider the Use of Pavers

A backyard patio that is a standard gray and drab concrete can be updated to a new look. You can also have your existing patio or sidewalk completely torn out and replaced with concrete pavers.


Utilize All of Your Space

Backyard spaces that are small will need a design that takes advantage of all available areas. When you work with our landscape team, then you will end up with a space that will meet your needs. A backyard layout will need to incorporate space-saving ideas and techniques with features that will fit into your backyard area.


Additional Information

If you live in Washington, DC or Maryland suburbs and have any questions about backyard design ideas, then contact us for more information. You may also get a bit of inspiration from backyard designs in our photo gallery.

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About the Author

Matt Johnson grew up in a family of landscapers and gardeners as the grandson of Raymond Johnson (Founder, 1933, Johnson's Florist and Garden Center) and son of James and Carol Johnson (Founders, 1960, Johnson's Landscaping Service, Inc.). Since 2007, he has led Johnson's Landscaping Service with his brother, Charlie.  Matt and his wife Jaime live in Petworth in Northwest DC with their 3 sons and 2 big dogs.

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