Modern, Low-Maintenance Dog-Friendly Garden

Garden Designer: Painted Fern

Client Goals:

  • Minimal-maintenance garden for convenience
  • Safe, enjoyable space for dogs
  • Modern, updated style

Design Solutions:

  • Hardscaping: Porcelain paving for durability, easy cleaning, and a contemporary look.
  • Safety: Non-toxic plants and avoidance of sharp edges or hazards.
  • Lighting: Strategic placement of path lights and spotlights for visual appeal and evening safety.
  • Planting: Modern plants with interesting textures and forms; focus on foliage for lower maintenance.


  • Stylish, functional garden with a modern aesthetic.
  • Pet-friendly environment with minimal hazards.
  • Improved garden usability with well-designed lighting.