Mediterranean Landscape Design

Pool Backyard LED Lights with Pave Stone and Seating Area

Mediterranean Landscape Design

"Bring the Beauty of the Mediterranean to Your Own Backyard."

Mediterranean landscape design is full of bright colors, terracotta veneer and water features.
It takes after the style found in cities along the Mediterranean Sea, and since the climate there is so similar to that found in Southern California,
it’s no surprise that it’s become so popular among homeowners here as well.

Elements Typically Found in a Mediterranean Home

House with Mediterranean Plaster Walls

Plaster Walls

Mediterranean tiled roof next to pool

Tiled Roof

Mediterranean stonework home with wooden door

Stonework

Mediterranean Tuscan Columns

Tuscan Columns

Mediterranean Rustic Pergola and Seating Area

Rustic Wood

Mediterranean landscape design features several distinct elements that are typically found in most designs. You can expect to see gorgeous plaster walls that span the outside of a house or nearby walls. Additionally, you can also expect to see a tiled roof. There typically will also be stonework around the house, mimicking the handcrafted masonry in many of the buildings in Italy. As you would find stonework in a Mediterranean landscape design, you would also see tuscan columns around the home. Lastly, rustic wood features are commonly sprinkled throughout this landscape style in the form of pergolas.

Materials Used in Mediterranean Landscape Design

Terracotta Tiles

Terra Cotta

Gravel Sample

Gravel

Decomposed Granite

Decomposed Granite

Terracotta Tiles

Tile

Travertine Pavers

Travertine

Certain materials distinguish the Mediterranean landscape design. Just like you would find in the Mediterranean region, there is often terra cotta materials used. There often times are also gravel and decomposed granite used as ground cover. Lastly, you can expect to find tile and travertine lacing the ground and walls of a Mediterranean style landscape.

Elements Used in Mediterranean Landscape Design

Mediterranean Drought Resistant Plants

Drought-Tolerant Plants

Mediterranean stonework wall on the side of pool

Stonework

Mediterranean Fire Features fire pit next to pool

Fire Features

Mediterranean Ceramic Tiles Steps

Titlework

Mediterranean Rustic Furniture Chairs and Table

Rustic Furniture

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