Simple Front Yard Desert Landscaping Ideas 003 - http://www.yardales.com/simple-front-yard-desert-landscaping-ideas-003/
This flagstone walkway is located in a front yard. It allows people to explore the front garden, which includes a small patio, a water feature and low-water plants.
Raised planter box along fence that doubles as a bench. Also brackets for hanging plants
Modern Landscaping - low grasses.
Backyard hammock plus tree lights makes magic. I will buy my home and plant two trees for my hammock in the first summer!
Another pergola...found on: http://www.diynetwork.com/outdoors/most-awesome-backyard-hideaways/pictures/index.html
Add a Roof A pergola can do triple duty for your deck. Beyond helping your space feel cozier, a pergola creates shade and adds interest -- especially if you enhance it with hanging baskets or planters.
Use rocks to separate the grass from the deck, then bury rope lights in the rocks for lighting.
Lights turn any kind of back yard or patio into a fairy land. A great way to make a new place a home.