Backyard Outdoor Kitchen Ideas 2

Get some beautiful backyard patio and outdoor kitchen ideas from this video. Ideas for designing and building patios as well as planting the landscaping around them. Fire pit, retaining walls, landscape lighting, outdoor kitchen, outdoor dining area, paver and stone steps are all part of this wonderful backyard living space.

A beautiful multi-level patio with stone retaining walls and raised planters.

Get some good space saving design tips and considerations for designing with scale in mind. Scale is important for keeping elements in proportion with each other as well as making sure all the desired elements and hardscapes occupy space proportionately.

A set of stone steps connect the upper patio to the lower in a circular pattern that adds class and character to the entire area. In addition to that, the curved stone steps combined with the sweeping curved pattern of the lower patio create an appealing contrast against the straight hard lines of the planting beds and terracing. This is a great design trick that works great in most instances.

The outdoor kitchen area is well thought out and planned. With plenty of preparation and serving space in a circular pattern, most all areas are always within reach. Along with state of the art appliances like the grill, refrigerator, and sink area, this outdoor kitchen is as good as most any luxurious indoor version. Top that with granite counter tops and this is a yard and landscape in a class all its own.

This backyard landscaping goes way beyond this as far as offering more elements and hardscaping in the form of terracing, planting beds, retaining walls, seating walls, and even a beautiful outdoor gas fire pit.

While these beautiful backyard patios and landscaping have a lot to offer, the main focal and functional area is the outdoor kitchen area. And to make it all even more functional at all hours of the day or night, outdoor lighting is a necessary addition. Properly placed, night lighting can add a lot of class as well as functionality. This video will give you some great tips and ideas for adding lights to your own projects. As you'll see in this patio garden and outdoor kitchen, areas like this become the most used areas of the entire home and property.