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A Great Patio Landscape Design

May 1, 2022 | Patios

Is your garden in need of a facelift? Do you dream of outdoor entertaining and Saturday BBQs? A great patio landscape design can solve this.

Patios are the perfect meeting place, to work on your laptop, do homework, have lunch, get into some shade and read a book and relax, not to mention entertain guests or the boys needing a man cave afternoon. Patios can be:

  • tucked away in a secluded part of your yard
  • adjoined to a garden walkway in garden room fashion
  • nestled beneath a living room viewing window
  • off the side yard under a shade awning
  • the central showcase of your yard topped with arbor and vines

Finding the Right Patio Landscape Design

The right design can afford years of enjoyment, as the patio is the one true garden essential, the focal entertaining outdoor ‘garden room’ that will garner use over and over in some form of relaxation and entertainment for anyone living or staying in your home for years on down the line.

The patio is one instant vacation you never have to pay for but the once; at installation; the gift that keeps on giving whenever you need a relaxing breather, or a day with the boys or the gals, or a place for your child’s birthday party.

While a patio can be an excellent way to make the most of the square footage of your backyard and have a space to enjoy with friends and family, it’s important that you take the time to look into all of the unique variations for outdoor patios so that your patio can meld with your home beautifully.

Taking into consideration the large variations in styles of outdoor patios can help you hire a contractor which will be able to bring your ideas to life so that you can begin to enjoy your patio as soon as possible.

Patio Shapes

The shape of your patio can vary greatly, from a standard rectangular design to unique curves and even several levels with steps. The options are endless for your patio, making it a good idea to browse through plenty of pictures to gather inspiration for how you would like your patio to look. You may find unique ideas such as several levels and angular shapes for your patio while browsing for inspiration, allowing you to get your patio built with your specific needs in mind so that it adds a personalized element outside.

Patio Materials

The options for materials that can be used for your patio can vary from concrete, stone slabs, brick, and more. With the choices for paving for your patio, it’s important to discuss the variations in terms of appearance. Understanding how you want your patio to look once the construction has been completed can help you determine which styles stand out the most so that your patio is a beautiful addition to your home. Due to the close proximity to your home, it’s often best to choose a type of paving that is going to look great with the exterior of your home.

If you are ready to create a new dimension to your yard in the form of a great patio landscape design, with an expert professional with vision, creativity, and a commitment to quality and perfection, contact Johnson’s Landscaping Service today. You’ll love what we do.

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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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