Residential Landscape Design: A Deck Immersed in Greenery

Picture from Home Outside: Creating the Landscape You Love by Julie Moir Messervy (Taunton Press, 2009). Picture by Randy O’Rourke. Design by Salsbury-Schweyer, Inc.


The Inspiration

A bit of deck is usually all you want. Right here, double sliding doorways open onto a tiny triangular deck sized only for two and surrounded by a sea of foliage. Individuals who love crops benefit from the ‘immersed’ expertise.

The House Outdoors Plan

The triangle form of the deck gives extra usable area than its small sq. footage suggests, and it permits individuals to really feel embraced by greenery. Considered one of our Home Outside designers created the design under utilizing a simplified palette of billowing crops repeated all through the panorama and echoed within the plantings within the small container on the deck. A small path is discreetly positioned in order to not interrupt the view. The repeating plant components and the floating impact of the rail-less deck create a peaceable and harmonious expertise.

Design created with the Home Outside app.


The Items

On a tiny deck, all you want is seating and a spot to set your drink and a e book. Patio chairs and a bit desk will do the trick properly.

L: This all-weather wicker and steel set takes up a small quantity of area with plenty of model. R: If you’d like seating for only one, go for a cushty measurement and good-looking design, like this rattan and teak lounge chair.


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