Mediterranean Oasis Mediterranean-style homes often feature porches, patios, and courtyards surrounded by lush plantings. To unite the landscape with the Mediterranean flavor of the house, a variety of plantings soften this transition from the house to the patio. Keeping with the style, the patio is composed of stone pavers and gravel.
Patio Hearths Pueblo Traditions: This distinctive fireplace evokes the traditonal Southwestern kiva style. The arched firebox, beehive shape, and stucco exterior are all reminders of the hearths that Pueblo people gathered around 2,000 years ago.
A vine-wrapped pergola and boxy gray wicker seating offers contrasting shape, color, and texture in this backyard of this California bungalow. Glazed pots filled with low-maintenance succulents create a layered look that mimics the home's interior. - HouseBeautiful.com