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Architecture in the Garden

It’s good to have a balance in life—we all need that. So although during the work week I am involved in designing and building our clients’ residential projects, on weekends, I spend time in my garden. I love being outdoors, in a peaceful, private place, such as my small garden.

Gardening is a smart way to enhance your home’s curb appeal and architecture. A humble home is easily enriched with a thoughtful garden design—aesthetically, emotionally, and financially. You can add a bit of architecture in your garden. It’s a truth. 

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Ideas for Garden Architecture & Boosting Your Home’s Curb Appeal

The right architectural features in your garden and yard increase your home’s curb appeal and value—and, more importantly, they allow you to enjoy your home in ways you perhaps didn’t think possible. The right garden architecture turns a house into your unique home.

You have many options for customizing your garden. Consider architectural elements such as:

  • Fountains
  • Finials
  • Murals (if you have a brick wall or similar structure in your garden)
  • Custom gate details
  • Stepping stones
  • Custom patterns in stone pavers
  • Benches
  • Arched entrance
  • Outdoor lighting

The options are nearly endless. If you’re having trouble coming up with ideas but know you want to customize your yard, the Wentworth team is happy to help. We can assess your space and discuss your options with you.

Exterior Home Remodeling in Maryland, DC & Northern Virginia

garden-architecture2Wentworth has experience remodeling many different styles of homes and sizes of yards in the Washington, DC area. From fountains and finials to custom gate detailing, we have done it all and know how to personalize homes.

Browse our extensive photo gallery of custom home details (both interior and exterior) and contact us to talk to someone on our award-winning team.

We look forward to helping you turn your house into a unique space that reflects your personality and complements your lifestyle—one you can enjoy for years!

About Bruce Wentworth

Wentworth, Inc. was founded by Bruce Wentworth, AIA, a noted remodeling architect who has worked in the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over twenty years. He has built hundreds of his own designs, ranging from modest bungalows to large-scale luxury residences.

“ Dear Bruce, We are so pleased with our new room addition, designed and constructed by Wentworth, Inc. Mr. Lach gave us a design that elevates our spirits each day and brings praise from friends and neighbors who have seen the room in actuality or iPhone photos. Steve Barnard has our highest praise for triumph over single-digit temps, record snows, and personal changes to oversee and manage the on-site Wentworth team. His craftsmanship with built-in bookcases both in the new room and dining room will continue to give us pleasure for years to come. Carpenter Juan is a valuable asset to your company and its client-homeowners. Consistently punctual at 7 a.m., skilled in workmanship and explanations to homeowners, good team leader and good team player. With our gratitude for all the meetings here and at your office, for you and your team who worked with us every step of the way, and our warmest regards, ”

C.J., Arlington, VA