• Gardens: Historic Stone Estate in Darien, Conn.

    The half-moon shaped infinity pool and grotto/pool house overlook the sound, stone pier and floating dock. Beautiful landscaped gardens and wide expanses of grass surround the picturesque patio area.…   See the Image

  • Patio: Balinese-Inspired Villa in Tortola, British Virgin Islands

    The Balinese-inspired villa is home to beautifully landscaped grounds that are immaculately maintained with walking gardens and paths leading to sunken stone retreats. Sitting areas, like this patio,…   See the Image

  • Gardens: Tulira Castle in Ardrahan, Ireland

    Fully restored in 2006, the walled garden extends two acres and comprises a small portion of the castle's 250 acres.   See the Image

  • Southern Architecture Curb Appeal, New Orleans

    From sprawling plantations to Charleston townhomes, curb appeal for Southern homes is all about neat and trim lawns and all things healthy and green. And don't be surprised to see a lawn ornament or…   See the Gallery

  • Southern Architecture Curb Appeal, Gothic Gardens

    Many Southern homes have Gothic gardens that can be seen from the sidewalk, especially in New Orleans and Savannah, and thus factor into the curb appeal.    See the Image

  • Victorian Curb Appeal, Haseltine-Dreyfus Estate Grounds

    Located in Springfield, this Victorian home is one of southwest Missouri’s most historical homes. The 10,000-square-foot estate sits on 10 beautifully manicured acres behind a gated entrance and is…   See the Image

  • This tiny house in Ida-Viru, Estonia, delivers a sweet sleight of hand. Where you're accustomed to expect a four-legged square box, it's planted firmly above ground and supported by three legs. And…   Read the Blog

  • Homes of Oscar Winners: Reese Witherspoon

    Reese Witherspoon won an Oscar in 2006 for her role as June Cash in Walk the Line. Her former ranch in Ojai, Calif., has a four-bedroom main house and three guest houses. See more photos of…   See the Image

  • Homes of Oscar Winners: Mel Gibson

    Mel Gibson won two Oscars — Best Picture and Best Director — for Braveheart. He lived in this 75-acre Greenwich, Conn., estate from 1994 to 2010. The Tudor home is 15,000 square feet, with 15…   See the Image

  • You know them as the Crashers: They're HGTV and DIY Network expert designers and contractors who scour home improvement stores for people who need renovation help. In just three days, they make over…   Read the Blog