Mary St ResidenceContemporary Patio, Melbourne

Shannon McGrath

Photo of a contemporary backyard patio in Melbourne. —  Houzz
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Joanna Tovia added this to In My Backyard: The Ways Australians are Reworking the Outdoors22 October 2017

Other than structural features such as decking or pergolas, garden beds and borders topped the most-wanted list for outdoor areas, followed by pathways, planters and planter boxes, lawns, fences and fences/property borders.

Joanna Tovia added this to Spotted! Sunken Spaces, Inside and Out7 May 2017

Lighting has been used to great effect in this outdoor area too, and sinking it below floor level creates instant bench seating for a crowd. A smart move for a small backyard.

Samantha van Egmond added this to 9 Ways to Make Your Garden More Sociable6 January 2017

7. Heat things up with a barbecueQuick and easy is best when it comes to warm-weather food – think charred meats with freshly tossed salads – and a barbecue would be a welcome addition to any backyard. Pick up a portable option and see how quickly it becomes the social hub of your home.10 of the best barbecue design tips

What Houzzers are commenting on:

Jim and Polly Koontz added this to patio backyard ideas1 September 2020

fence, plantings, elevated garden

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