Weedy BackyardKarl Carter likes to surprise his wife, Melanie, with special gifts when he returns home from his business trips. Now Melanie wants to give Karl a surprise gift — a brand new backyard for him to relax in when he returns from his travels.
Patio and PlantsThe Outer Spaces team, host Susie Coelho and designer Dennis Licitro help transform the Carter backyard into a relaxing retreat.
reed fencing (The Home Depot)
umbrella, umbrella base (Orchard Supply Hardware)
Design PlanDennis's design plan in desert hues incorporates two seating areas (one with a barbeque for dining and one with an awning and lounge chairs), a rustic bamboo pathway that leads to a water feature of four terra-cotta pots and bamboo spouts plus lots of lush plants.
Awning and Ambience
Bamboo AccentsKarl's love of bamboo has been incorporated throughout the design scheme.