The homeowners did not forget the side yard when they did their renovations. The contemplation pool is lined with cactus plants-a drought resistant plant that will thrive in the hot summer months. The green of the cactus plant gives a pop of color to the grey stone of the house, while the dark gray stones that rest around the cactus plants give the space an elegant look.
Large sliding glass doors throughout this Malibu home give indoor spaces quick outdoor access, as seen with these living room and pool areas. The pool features brown mosaic tile accents and a spacious sitting area with neutral cushioned lounge chairs. Tropical plants and other greenery complete the landscape.
Thanks to an impressive infinity-edge pool, this backyard seems to go on for miles. A modern cabana waits in the center, with a plush lounge chair for watching the stars reflected on the water.
Though modern in style, this single-family home uses light wood and sand hues to complement its desert environment. Large overhangs provide a touch of shade during the day.
Water moves through the center of the home, creating a sense flow from the front door to the backyard. At the same time, the infinity-edge pool easily complements the home's clean lines.
A stacked stone water fountain is the focal point in this backyard garden. Below, large pavers surround a small pond leading to an elevated terrace. The multi-level yard allows for fun and intriguing travel through the lush landscaping.
The water conscious homeowners of this modern, Southwestern home boasts drought friendly plants that can easily withstand the dry heat of the summer months. Instead of planting grass that will need to be watered, the homeowners have used gravel to protect the plants' roots from the heat.
Smooth stone pavers guide visitors into the home's courtyard, where water and a planted tree create a calming, earthy setting. Sliding glass doors open the home's interior to the outdoors and so encourage a sense of flow.