Backyard design guide

Glam up your backyard with inspiration from these amazing landscaping and design ideas

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Desert landscape makeover
Photo by Thomas J. Story

Going lawn-free: Desert front yard facelift

The owners of this Phoenix home replaced their lawn with drought-tolerant grasses, then added young trees and a paved area beside the front door.

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