Before and After: Backyard Hideaway Retreat
The Landscape Smart team incorporates an underwater theme and a kid-friendly design to create a family retreat.
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Homeowners Jennifer Gee and Mike Matsumoto want to turn their wide, undefined backyard into a beautiful area that complements the view. In addition, they need a well-designed space where they can relax and watch their son at play.
Before: The homeowners want a child-friendly backyard, and they'd like to preserve the natural beauty of the area and achieve some privacy from neighbors.
Designer Guy Banks and host Joan Steffend transform a boring room into a hip lounge.
A forest-like backyard is completed with a rustic teepee and colorful vegetable garden.(4 photos)
An overused backyard is transformed with a new yard and cool play elements.(6 photos)