A villa in rural Belgium, which sits on a one-acre property, opens to a lily pad-dotted pond.
When a landscape architect in San Francisco discovered a stream running through his backyard he took full advantage, creating a marshland replete with vine maples, ferns, and the occasional red-tailed hawk.
Poolside lawnchairs create a perfect vantage-point at this idyllic French farmhouse and its surrounding yard.
In Los Angeles's Glassell Park, Laura Gabbert and Andrew Avery's sprawling plot houses a quarter-acre flower farm.
The owners of this rambling yard in rain-soaked Kauai, Hawaii built a pallet treehouse for their kids that blends with its pleasantly unkempt surroundings.
This ranch house in Charlottesville, Virginia features ipe pathways and stunning views of a landscape that constantly changes with the seasons.
The back patio of this remodeled home in Belvedere, California looks out on a lagoon and a panoramic view of nearby Mount Tamalpais.
This walkway that extends from a Richard Meier-designed home on Lake Michigan expands conceptions of what a backyard can look like.