“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in tune once more.” – John Burroughs

From courtyards to entries, patios to lush landscapes, Utah’s gardens create irresistible outdoor escapes across the state.
Sunflowers and hollyhock thrive in Midway’s short growing season. There is much to love about this home, but my favorite elements are the beehives and birdhouses mounted on the fence posts. Read more here.

Photo by Scot Zimmerman.

In Holladay, waterfalls spill into a 14-foot-deep trout pond that, in turn, flows into two bubbling streams. Read more here.

Big Rock Premium Landscaping and Design, SLC

Recognize how a landscape’s lines define its style and movement. The more straight-lined and geometric the design, the more formal a landscape feels. Conversely, the more curves, the more informal. Read more here.

Emily Brooks garden

Forget ho-hum hedges and boring garden beds. Make a fantastic first impression with creative plantings that frame your front door. Read more here.

Design by Cody Beal, Dunker Beal Interior Design, SLC.

With gardens flourishing and the landscape catering to entertaining, the owners of this Holladay home now relish staycations. And why not? When paradise exists in your own backyard, there’s little reason to go elsewhere to find it. Read more here.

Landscape designer Willie Eschenfelder and photo by Adam Finkle.