15 Backyard Landscaping Ideas

There are homes with yards around them and it would be better if these yards are treated with good landscape design.

A front yard should always be designed well since it welcomes the visitors and would also add beauty to the home’s exterior. But the backyard is not left behind. It also needs good landscaping.

So today, we will be showcasing some backyard landscaping pictures. These are done in different manners and with different themes too. You can use these as inspiration is you are planning to landscape your own backyard. Take a look at what we have collected for you below:

Modern Landscape Design with Outdoor Fireplace NJ

backyard landscaping ideas

Cipriano Landscape Design

A small backyard looks totally stunning with a luxurious modern landscape design. Cipriano Landscape sure did a good job!

Citrus Bloom

traditional lines

Siemasko + Verbridge

This sure is serene place to rest in the backyard. The traditional lines in it blends well with the surroundings.

Small Water Feature

pebble colored concrete

Huettl Landscape Architecture

Blue stone and pebble colored concrete were used for the pathway. It creates a clear path towards different areas of the outdoors including this backyard.

Urban Oasis

outdoor design

Field Outdoor Spaces

Even an urban home can get a lovely outdoor design like this one. You can notice that there are seating areas for dining and relaxation.

Urban Landscape Newport Beach

pergola backyard

Urban Landscape

The pergola and the pathways matched well. A backyard can also be treated this way with lesser plants and more hardscapes.

Inver Grove Height

pondless water feature

Southview Design

You will be fascinated that your background can no longer be boring with this kind of design. A pondless water feature adds life to this area especially with the flowing water in it.


contemporary landscape

Lorraine Vale

Anyone would want a contemporary landscape that is low-maintenance. Isn’t this backyard beautiful?

Mill Valley Residence

backyard landscaping ideas

Pedersen Associates

A fireplace, a water fall and stone covered flooring- this could be anyone’s dream for a yard!

Landscape Design – Build


Stout Design-Build

Here is another contemporary landscape. Apart from the fireplace, the curves on the ground adds a gorgeous touch to it.

SF Patio 04

Japanese maple tree

Frank & Grossman Landscape Contractors, Inc.

The Japanese maple tree in this backyard adds an Asian touch to it as well as the white pergola with fabric covering.



Siemasko + Verbridge

One would feel like in a park if your backyard is this spacious! The trees, bushes and the patio looked beautiful!

AMS Landscape Design Studios

gravel modern design

AMS Landscape Design Studios, Inc.

This gravel looks beautiful and very modern! The landscape designer opted to use bigger gravel to avoid it getting inside one’s shoes.

Circle Fire Feature

backyard pool

Shades Of Green Landscape Architecture

Who wouldn’t want to get into a backyard this stunning? If your yard is spacious, you can have your own pool in it like the one in the image.


backyard elements

Alderwood Landscaping

Fire, water and light were combined in this landscape. It is indeed perfect for a backyard. You would seemingly keep a gem on a private place like this!

Spanish Oaks Hacienda

backyard landscaping ideas

Jauregui Architecture Interiors Construction

This Spanish home is already beautiful but when you get to the backyard, you can even see more beauty with the pool and the well-designed landscape.

Would you like to get a backyard like the ones above? For sure you want one! Get ideas and inspiration from the designs above. You can also consult a landscape designer so they can help you on what is the best desgin suitable for your space and theme. Aside from plants, you can also add some modern concrete hardscapes into it.