Backyard Patio Design – Beyond The Basics

Backyard Patio Design

Good backyard patio design can make an ordinary patio and extraordinary patio.

Put this image in your head for a moment – it is a beautiful summer evening, the sun is just beginning to set, close friends have arrived for a dinner and drinks, the kids are playing over in the yard and the adults are enjoying a glass of wine on your flagstone patio as a fire crackles in the stone fire pit. Sounds like a vision doesn’t it?

Well now is the time to make that vision a reality.

There are more ways to create a spectacular backyard patio now than ever before. More materials, interesting shapes and special  features allow you to put your personal stamp on the patio oasis of your dreams.

Let’s Start With Patio Materials

The vast number of materials used in today’s patios is astounding. Flagstone, whether regular shapes like squares and rectangles or irregular shapes, always looks classy and natural. Brick pavers are available in so many shapes, sizes and colors offer a huge selection of possibilities. Stamped concrete can be formed into so many shapes, patterns and colors that it can be mind boggling. It is also possible to combine different materials into a one of a kind patio made just for you.

What About Patio Shape?

A patios shape can be simple like a square, rectangle or circle. It can also be more of an organic, free flowing shape. It can also be a combination of shapes. Whatever shape you decide on, the most important thing is that it allows enough space to serve your purposes and allows for easy flow from inside your home to other areas of your landscape.

How About Some Pizzazz For Your Patio?

This is where designing your patio gets fun. The list of special features that can turn your patio from ordinary to extraordinary is long; fire places, fire pits, outdoor kitchen, seat walls, lighting, water features, gardens, flower pots, even outdoor televisions and movie screens. If you can dream it, it can be done. Dream big.

Let Allentuck Landscaping Co. Create Your Oasis

The experienced designers at Allentuck Landscaping Co. can help make your dream patio a reality. At Allentuck Landscaping Co., we take a hands-on approach when it comes to design. After scheduling an appointment, an Allentuck Landscaping Co. designer will visit your home to become more familiar with your property and its surroundings during a landscape assessment.

Contact us at or call us at 301-515-1900. We are looking forward to meeting with you soon.

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Allentuck Landscaping Company is always here to help you design, install, construct and maintain your lawn and landscape. Give us a call!

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The Allentuck Landscaping Company team has been delighting homeowners in Maryland, Washington DC and Northern Virginia for over 28 years with our turnkey approach to landscape design, installation, construction and maintenance. Most companies try to serve many types of customers at the same time; homeowners, shopping centers, office buildings and the list goes on. At Allentuck Landscaping Co., we focus on one customer, you, the homeowner. We have a singular focus on bringing you the best landscape practices, the best customer service, and the best value for your home.

Services Provide – Master Landscape Plans, Complete Maintenance Programs, Plantings, Patios, Walkways, Retaining Walls, Water Features, Outdoor Lighting, Outdoor Kitchens, Trellises & Pergolas, Irrigation Systems, Drainage Solutions, Grading & Sodding. Fire Pits & Fire Places, Spring Clean Ups, Decks, Fences, Mosquito & Tick Control, Deer Control.

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