Yardzen’s team of landscaping experts works with clients across the country to design and build custom outdoor living spaces for every budget, style, and region. The designs here demonstrate the impressive impact and ROI of an investment of $30,000 or less in a landscaping project (Guide to Landscaping ROI). From front yard to backyard to outdoor transformation, these designs pack a visual punch and transform each client’s home and enrich their lives by creating beautiful and functional year-round yards.
Curious about what you can achieve with your budget? As part of Yardzen’s design experience, you will share your budget, inspiration, and wishlist for your outdoor space. Our design and build teams are experts in design engineering to achieve the look and function you want at price you can afford. Get started on your landscaping project.
Fairfax, VA Backyard for $25,000
Fire pit: $2,500
A Fairfax, VA home designed for creating memories with family and friends. For this family, they wanted to add a pergola to the back of their home to create a year-round yard, and because they love spending time outside, they added an additional seating area with fire pit for another “outdoor room.” Start designing your backyard.
Lake Oswego, OR Front Yard for $17,000
Hardscaping (Concrete & gravel): $10,000
Custom arbor: $1000
Pots & Decor: $1000
A storybook-inspired home in the PNW receives an impactful front yard transformation from Yardzen’s design team, including new plantings of native and pollinator-supporting plants, like sage. Start designing your front yard.
Camas, WA Backyard for $25,500
Fire pit: $3,000
Yardzen transforms a basic family backyard into a showstopper that is ready for year-round entertaining with a pergola, lighting, and a new fire pit (Guide to Designing a Year-Round Yard).
Austin, TX Backyard for $27,000
Gravel Patios: $8,000
Stock tank pool: $5,000
Fire pit: $3,000
In this north Austin backyard, the homeowners worked with their Yardzen team to create two distinct outdoor seating areas, including a “daytime” setting with a stock tank pool and a “nighttime” setting with a fire pit. To save on hardscaping, the team used low-cost gravel to create two separate patios. Start designing your backyard.
Los Altos, CA Backyard for $23,000
Flagstone Paver Patio: $12,000
Raised beds: $1,500
Fire pit: $3,000
A farmhouse-inspired backyard seating area for a rancher home in bucolic Los Altos, CA. The raised beds do a beautiful job of defining this backyard’s “outdoor room.” Start designing your outdoor living space!
Weston, CT Backyard for $27,500
Port Orange, FL Backyard for $23,000
Fire pit: $5,000
A transitional backyard for a Port Orange, FL, including pea gravel, lush plantings for texture and privacy, and statement-making lighting, including string lights on poles and in-ground lighting. Start designing your dream yard.
Sag Harbor Backyard for $30,000
Fire Pit: $1,000
Deck refinishing: $10,000
Additional livable square footage is added to this backyard for a classic Hamptons home. The team included a new outdoor room with gravel underfoot, including a pergola and fire pit. And, the deck gets refinished with new entry points and a built-in bench. Start designing your backyard.
Tucson, AZ Backyard for $30,000
Retaining Wall: $10,000
In this backyard, the custom fireplace serves as the focal point. Built around the fireplace is an outdoor room for year-round relaxing, including shading plants and a pergola for enjoying the evenings of the warmer months. Start designing your backyard.
Costa Mesa, CA Front Yard for $26,000
A drought-tolerant and heat-resistant front yard for a midcentury home in Costa Mesa, CA, featuring cactus, agave, and pollinator-loving shrubs. And, a social front yard for connecting with the community- fine more inspiration in our Guide to Functional Front Yards.
Brick Township, NJ Front Yard for $22,000
Custom brick walkway: $10,000
A classic coastal front yard for a newly built home in New Jersey, featuring a custom gray brick walkway, new front lawn, and climate-adapted evergreens and flowering shrubs. Despite its simplicity, the heights and textures of the plants and hardscaping in this design pack a visual punch. Start designing your yard!