Just like interior rooms, patios benefit from seasonal spruce-ups, new furniture arrangements, and fresh crops of accessories. Take your redesign cue from these 18 patios that illustrate inspirational, on-trend, and achievable redesign strategies. A good planting plan can turn hard space into a natural environment for outdoor living. It can carry your interior schemes into the landscape with color and fragrance. Planting solves problems with beautiful living things. It offers a changing face with the seasons. A poorly designed planting plan does little for the quality of the space, increases maintenance, compromises square footage and negatively impacts your enjoyment of the patio. Create a plush patio or deck with container gardens and perimeter plantings that accentuate the space.