Modern landscape design is defined by clean edges and an uncluttered look. This landscape design style can be a great fit for a property with a contemporary or modern home as well as a refreshing juxtaposition to a more traditional architectural style.

Designing a modern landscape plan has as much or more to do with materials than it does with the plants. Often, modern landscaping features concrete paths, patios, steps and even planters – all combined with wood or metal accents. Earthenware such as brick or pottery distracts from the modern landscape style’s lines, so concrete or tiles (cutting into shapes with right angles) are the top choice for modern landscape design plans.

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