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52 Southwestern Style House Landscaping Ideas (Photos)

Welcome! Step out of the desert into the oasis sanctuary created by these Southwestern-style landscaping ideas. Walk through the stone paths and experience the beauty. We hope to inspire you to create your own Southwestern-style oasis of your own.

Southwestern style home with front yard landscaping and brick pathway.

Welcome to our collection of Southwestern-style house landscaping ideas. Check out various landscaping designs found in fabulous Southwestern-style houses below.

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This is the spacious courtyard and driveway in front of the house that has beige walls complemented by this Southwestern-style landscaping. The concrete gray driveway is surrounded by graveled area planted with various <a class=

This is the spacious courtyard and driveway in front of the house that has beige walls complemented by this Southwestern-style landscaping. The concrete gray driveway is surrounded by graveled area planted with various cacti and succulents with a highlight of very tall cacti by the entryway.

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This is distinctly an example of Southwestern-style landscaping. This is the entryway near the main door with a concrete walkway that is flanked by graveled plots of soil planted with different cacti and succulents that are illuminated by the recessed lights.
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This is distinctly an example of Southwestern-style landscaping. This is the entryway near the main door with a concrete walkway that is flanked by graveled plots of soil planted with different cacti and succulents that are illuminated by the recessed lights.

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This is the view of this home from the vantage point of the asphalt road outside. You can see here that the property is fenced by a tall white wall with a central entryway arch in the middle with iron gates. The white walls are accented by the various Southwestern-style landscaping plants and trees.
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This is the view of this home from the vantage point of the asphalt road outside. You can see here that the property is fenced by a tall white wall with a central entryway arch in the middle with iron gates. The white walls are accented by the various Southwestern-style landscaping plants and trees.

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The classic wooden doors of the main entryway is paired with a terracotta stairway flanked with decorative golden jars on ledges. This main entrance has a nice foreground of a small stone bridge over a stream accented with tall trees and shrubs.
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The classic wooden doors of the main entryway are paired with a terracotta stairway flanked with decorative golden jars on ledges. This main entrance has a nice foreground of a small stone bridge over a stream accented with tall trees and shrubs.

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This is a relaxing backyard with a couple of large Ancient-looking trees that provide a wide canopy of leaves and branches over the outdoor dining area on the mosaic rock flooring surrounded by various shrubs and potted plants that contrast the red cushions of the dining chairs.
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This is a relaxing backyard with a couple of large Ancient-looking trees that provide a wide canopy of leaves and branches over the outdoor dining area on the mosaic rock flooring surrounded by various shrubs and potted plants that contrast the red cushions of the dining chairs.

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This Southwestern-style landscaping boasts of a beautiful curved pool adorned with various tall tropical trees placed in strategic spots to complement the large rock structure that serves as a miniature waterfalls for the blue pool that is contrasted by the red brick planters.
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This Southwestern-style landscaping boasts of a beautiful curved pool adorned with various tall tropical trees placed in strategic spots to complement the large rock structure that serves as miniature waterfalls for the blue pool that is contrasted by the red brick planters.

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This home is divided in two with its own distinct landscaping to complement the section. The right side has the brown garage doors paired with colorful flowering shrubs on the sides and a terracotta driveway. The left side is filled with various tall foliage to flank the terracotta walkway leading to the main entrance.
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This home is divided in two with its own distinct landscaping to complement the section. The right side has the brown garage doors paired with colorful flowering shrubs on the sides and a terracotta driveway. The left side is filled with various tall foliage to flank the terracotta walkway leading to the main entrance.

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This is a charming home with an off-white tone to its exterior walls that matches with the concrete walkway outside. Both of these are complemented by the Southwestern-style landscaping that has yellowish soil made to look like sand to match the various plants and shrubs planted on it as well as the in-ground lights.
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This is a charming home with an off-white tone to its exterior walls that matches with the concrete walkway outside. Both of these are complemented by the Southwestern-style landscaping that has yellowish soil made to look like sand to match the various plants and shrubs planted on it as well as the in-ground lights.

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The highlight of this Southwestern-style landscaping is the bright blue swimming pool that is bordered with stone walkways and an outer layer of short shrubs with flowers. These shrubs complement the beige outer walls of the house enhanced by the wall lamps.
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The highlight of this Southwestern-style landscaping is the bright blue swimming pool that is bordered with stone walkways and an outer layer of short shrubs with flowers. These shrubs complement the beige outer walls of the house enhanced by the wall lamps.

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This is the open area that leads to the poolside through a couple of arched entryways flanked by various potted plants with terracotta pots that go well with the patterned walkway that transitions to a carpet of grass at the seating area warmed by an outdoor fireplace.
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This is the open area that leads to the poolside through a couple of arched entryways flanked by various potted plants with terracotta pots that go well with the patterned walkway that transitions to a carpet of grass at the seating area warmed by an outdoor fireplace.

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This point of view allows for a look at the concrete beige wall that fences in the property. It matches with the beige exterior walls and has a brick layer on top that mirrors the clay roof of the house. This is augmented in front with shrubs and trees surrounded by graveled soil.
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This point of view allows for a look at the concrete beige wall that fences in the property. It matches the beige exterior walls and has a bricklayer on top that mirrors the clay roof of the house. This is augmented in front of shrubs and trees surrounded by graveled soil.

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This is the front view of this lovely home bathed in warm and welcoming yellow lights that also gives accent to the Southwestern-style landscaping filled with decorative rocks and stones in between shrubs and plants that have a dramatic look against the yellow light.

This is the front view of this lovely home bathed in warm and welcoming yellow lights that also gives accent to the Southwestern-style landscaping filled with decorative rocks and stones in between shrubs and plants that have a dramatic look against the yellow light.

This is the backyard swimming pool that stands out against the surrounding carpets of grass as well as the beige exteriors of the home. This pool is also adorned with flowering plants on the sides together with some thin and tall trees.

This is the backyard swimming pool that stands out against the surrounding carpets of grass as well as the beige exteriors of the home. This pool is also adorned with flowering plants on the sides together with some thin and tall trees.

This is a cozy backyard surrounded by tall fences covered with creeping plants giving it a distinct character and hue. This hue is contrasted by the stone structure that is mostly red bricks and concrete housing a fireplace on an L-shaped peninsula with firewood storage below.

This is a cozy backyard surrounded by tall fences covered with creeping plants giving it a distinct character and hue. This hue is contrasted by the stone structure that is mostly red bricks and concrete housing a fireplace on an L-shaped peninsula with firewood storage below.

This lovely home has exterior walls mostly dominated by red bricks. This matches with the walkway leading up to the entryway which is made of terracotta outdoor tiles with patterns lining the sides. This is paired with shrubs on one side and a carpet of grass on the other.

This lovely home has exterior walls mostly dominated by red bricks. This matches the walkway leading up to the entryway which is made of terracotta outdoor tiles with patterns lining the sides. This is paired with shrubs on one side and a carpet of grass on the other.

This backyard has gray fences made of tin ridged panels that are used for roofing most of the time. This fence is topped with a level of wooden planks as additional fencing. This gives privacy to those dining on the black modern dining set that is adorned by the awesome plants on both sides.

This backyard has gray fences made of tin ridged panels that are used for roofing most of the time. This fence is topped with a level of wooden planks as additional fencing. This gives privacy to those dining on the black modern dining set that is adorned by the awesome plants on both sides.

There is a small structure like a gazebo built inside the grounds of this home that has an outdoor dining area of wooden table and benches warmed by the fireplace that is mostly made of red bricks complete with a brick stone chimney jutting out of the roof that is adorned by the tall shrubs.

There is a small structure like a gazebo built inside the grounds of this home that has an outdoor dining area of wooden table and benches warmed by the fireplace that is mostly made of red bricks complete with a brick stone chimney jutting out of the roof that is adorned by the tall shrubs.

This outdoor dining area has a small square wooden table paired with four wooden chairs with a dark wooden tone that stands out against the terracotta flooring that is surrounded by ferns and flowering plants as well as tall trees with large tropical leaves.

This outdoor dining area has a small square wooden table paired with four wooden chairs with a dark wooden tone that stands out against the terracotta flooring that is surrounded by ferns and flowering plants as well as tall trees with large tropical leaves.

The terracotta flooring bricks that constitute the winding walkway passes through the middle of the well-manicured carpets of grass. This is peppered with a few medium-sized trees and shrubs that give a nice colorful contrast for the earthy exterior walls.

The terracotta flooring bricks that constitute the winding walkway passes through the middle of the well-manicured carpets of grass. This is peppered with a few medium-sized trees and shrubs that give a nice color contrast for the earthy exterior walls.

This is a cozy and charming sitting area that can double as an outdoor dining area. It has a square wooden table paired with a couple of wooden plank armchairs. These stand out against the sandy flooring and walkway adorned with the surrounding colorful shrubs.

This is a cozy and charming sitting area that can double as an outdoor dining area. It has a square wooden table paired with a couple of wooden plank armchairs. These stand out against the sandy flooring and walkway adorned with the surrounding colorful shrubs.

This is a Southwestern-style landscape dominated by the towering palm trees that give accent to the classic white exteriors of the home. Those who are walking through the mosaic stone walkway can enjoy this scenery that is blanketed with grass and bathed with sunlight.

This is a Southwestern-style landscape dominated by the towering palm trees that give accent to the classic white exteriors of the home. Those who are walking through the mosaic stone walkway can enjoy this scenery that is blanketed with grass and bathed with sunlight.

The exterior walls of this charming home has a sandy tone to its stone bricks that goes well with the terracotta walkways surrounding the home. This leads to small plot with a well-manicured carpet of grass perfect for home parties.

The exterior walls of this charming home have a sandy tone to its stone bricks that goes well with the terracotta walkways surrounding the home. This leads to small plot with a well-manicured carpet of grass perfect for home parties.

This is the walkway towards the house that is mostly made of various marble stone embedded into the brown sandy dry soil that blends with the brown stone walls. This walkway is also adorned with several in-ground lights lining the sides where there are ledges and terraces with small <a href=palm trees planted.” width=”1000″ height=”1000″ />

This is the walkway towards the house that is mostly made of various marble stone embedded into the brown sandy dry soil that blends with the brownstone walls. This walkway is also adorned with several in-ground lights lining the sides where there are ledges and terraces with small palm trees planted.

The earthy tone of the exterior walls of this home is augmented by the stone walls that match the pebbled soil of the Southwestern-style landscaping that is filled with various cacti and large succulents bringing splashes of color along with decorative rocks.
By Pascale Land Design

The earthy tone of the exterior walls of this home is augmented by the stone walls that match the pebbled soil of the Southwestern-style landscaping that is filled with various cacti and large succulents bringing splashes of color along with decorative rocks.

A charming earthy orange tone is applied to the stone walls of the fence that pairs well with the distressed blue wooden gate. This is further elevated by the colorful flowers of the surrounding shrubs and grass that flank the mosaic terracotta walkway.
By Designscapes Colorado Inc.

A charming earthy orange tone is applied to the stone walls of the fence that pairs well with the distressed blue wooden gate. This is further elevated by the colorful flowers of the surrounding shrubs and grass that flank the mosaic terracotta walkway.

The brilliant blue sky is a perfect contrast to the earthy palette of this Southwestern-style landscape that seem to match the stone walls. This is also augmented by the man-made stream that runs alongside the stone walkway leading to the entryway of the home.
By Overland Partners

The brilliant blue sky is a perfect contrast to the earthy palette of this Southwestern-style landscape that seems to match the stone walls. This is also augmented by the man-made stream that runs alongside the stone walkway leading to the entryway of the home.

This Southwestern-style landscaping is intentionally made to look like a ruin of a large stone structure. This gives the simple gray exteriors of the house a charming character augmented by the green hue of the various cacti and succulents planted on pebbled grounds.
By Thompson Photographic

This Southwestern-style landscaping is intentionally made to look like a ruin of a large stone structure. This gives the simple gray exteriors of the house a charming character augmented by the green hue of the various cacti and succulents planted on pebbled grounds.

The beautiful sunset background of this Southwestern-style landscape pairs rather well with the yellow spotlights directed on the mosaic stone walkway placed in intervals. This guides the guests as they enjoy the beautiful picturesque backyard.
By Caribou Construction Company

The beautiful sunset background of this Southwestern-style landscape pairs rather well with the yellow spotlights directed on the mosaic stone walkway placed in intervals. This guides the guests as they enjoy the beautiful picturesque backyard.

This is a neat and clean application of the Southwestern-style landscaping that matches well with the modern lines and angles of the home. The various cacti and succulents are planted in perfect measured sequence on the side of the rectangular swimming pool of the backyard.
By Kendle Design Collaborative

This is a neat and clean application of the Southwestern-style landscaping that matches well with the modern lines and angles of the home. The various cacti and succulents are planted in perfect measured sequence on the side of the rectangular swimming pool of the backyard.

This Southwestern-style landscaping maximizes the use of the colorful desert shrubs and plants to give a unique scenery that complements the simple earthy tones of the home that looks like it was shaped by hand out of clay which makes for a unique pairing with the landscape.
By Taos Landscaping

This Southwestern-style landscaping maximizes the use of the colorful desert shrubs and plants to give a unique scenery that complements the simple earthy tones of the home that looks like it was shaped by hand out of clay which makes for a unique pairing with the landscape.

This is a classic and traditional home with a matching landscaping. This is adorned by the Southwestern-style landscaping applied to a corner of the property. The carpet of grass were replaced by sand and pebbles that contrast the large dark planters that bear various small cacti and succulents.
By D-CRAIN Design and Construction

This is a classic and traditional home with matching landscaping. This is adorned by the Southwestern-style landscaping applied to a corner of the property. The carpet of grass were replaced by sand and pebbles that contrast the large dark planters that bear various small cacti and succulents.

This is the view of the house from the vantage point of the sidewalk. This concrete sidewalk is separated from the property with a lining of rough terracotta blocks that border the small plot. This is filled with various cacti and succulents that stand out against the soil covered with wood shavings.
By Houzz

This is the view of the house from the vantage point of the sidewalk. This concrete sidewalk is separated from the property with a lining of rough terracotta blocks that border the small plot. This is filled with various cacti and succulents that stand out against the soil covered with wood shavings.

The earthy and textured exterior walls of this home is warmed by the yellow lights from the wall lamps that also give accent to the Southwestern-style landscaping of the backyard. The various rock formations are adorned with different cacti and succulents along with beautiful flowering plants.
By Carter Photography

The earthy and textured exterior walls of this home are warmed by the yellow lights from the wall lamps that also give accent to the Southwestern-style landscaping of the backyard. The various rock formations are adorned with different cacti and succulents along with beautiful flowering plants.

The black asphalt road splits into this walkway that is made of small red bricks. This asphalt road also gives a contrast to the sandy Southwestern-style landscaping of the house in the distance. This gives plenty of space for the various cacti and and desert plants to create a lovely foreground.
By Desert Foothills Landscape

The black asphalt road splits into this walkway that is made of small red bricks. This asphalt road also gives a contrast to the sandy Southwestern-style landscaping of the house in the distance. This gives plenty of space for the various cacti and desert plants to create a lovely foreground.

The small plot in front of this house's white concrete fence is filled with  Southwestern-style landscaping that appears as if a square of desert land was cut out and transferred to this area. It has a wide variety of desert plants and decorative rocks as well as a small dried-up stream.
By Houzz

The small plot in front of this house’s white concrete fence is filled with  Southwestern-style landscaping that appears as if a square of desert land was cut out and transferred to this area. It has a wide variety of desert plants and decorative rocks as well as a small dried-up stream.

The mosaic stone walkway has a sandy tone to it that matches with the rough stones on the side. These contrast the dark soil of the surrounding Southwestern-style landscaping that are peppered with different desert plants and dramatic-looking aloe plants.
By Neumann Mendro Andrulaitis Architects LLP

The mosaic stone walkway has a sandy tone to it that matches the rough stones on the side. These contrast the dark soil of the surrounding Southwestern-style landscaping that is peppered with different desert plants and dramatic-looking aloe plants.

The brilliant blue sky sets a nice contrast for the earthy brown exterior walls of the home. This work perfectly with the terracotta blocks of the walkways connected with a small wooden bridge that goes over rough rocks placed to represent running water.
By Santa Rita Landscaping, Inc.

The brilliant blue sky sets a nice contrast for the earthy brown exterior walls of the home. This work perfectly with the terracotta blocks of the walkways connected with a small wooden bridge that goes over rough rocks placed to represent running water.

The brilliant home has a U shape that allows for this open area applied with Southwestern-style landscaping to the background of the navy blue textured exterior walls. It has sand and pebbles that go well with the walls adorned with a few desert grass and some potted plants on the adjacent side.
By Palo Santo Designs LLC

The brilliant home has a U shape that allows for this open area applied with Southwestern-style landscaping to the background of the navy blue textured exterior walls. It has sand and pebbles that go well with the walls adorned with a few desert grass and some potted plants on the adjacent side.

This small front yard of the house has large decorative rocks arranged to look like a canyon to separate the carpet of grass in front and the pebbled soil where the desert plants are placed along with medium-sized trees and potted plants with earthy pots.
By Green Planet Landscaping Pools & Spa

This small front yard of the house has large decorative rocks arranged to look like a canyon to separate the carpet of grass in front and the pebbled soil where the desert plants are placed along with medium-sized trees and potted plants with earthy pots.

This Southwestern-style landscape has a background of the majestic dark rocky mountains in the distance. This is matched by the soil placed on the yard adorned with different decorative rocks and slabs of stone for the walkway that is lined with small in-ground lights.
By Soloway Designs Inc | Architecture + Interiors AIA

This Southwestern-style landscape has a background of the majestic dark rocky mountains in the distance. This is matched by the soil placed on the yard adorned with different decorative rocks and slabs of stone for the walkway that is lined with small in-ground lights.

The exterior walls of the house has a unique textured stone facade that creates a complex and sandy background for the three tall and dark pots planted with beautiful green agave desert plants. These are placed on concrete ledges with alight brown hue perfect for the succulents and plants on it.
By Jeri Koegel Photography

The exterior walls of the house have a unique textured stone facade that creates a complex and sandy background for the three tall and dark pots planted with beautiful green agave desert plants. These are placed on concrete ledges with alight brown hue perfect for the succulents and plants on it.

This home that has dark brown earthy walls also have glass walls that are adorned with tall desert plants, shrubs and cacti giving a fitting dash of color to the outdoor stone tiles of the walkway around the home leading to the large swimming pool in the backyard.
By Greey Pickett

This home that has dark brown earthy walls also has glass walls that are adorned with tall desert plants, shrubs, and cacti giving a fitting dash of color to the outdoor stone tiles of the walkway around the home leading to the large swimming pool in the backyard.

This is a simple home with white textured walls that seem to fit in with the sandy hue of the pebbled grounds accented with various decorative rocks that set the landscape for the succulents and desert plants as well as the potted plants.
By Michael D McIver | Landscape Design

This is a simple home with white textured walls that seem to fit in with the sandy hue of the pebbled grounds accented with various decorative rocks that set the landscape for the succulents and desert plants as well as the potted plants.

There are thick tufts of desert grass and shrubs planted just outside the earthy brown concrete walls of the fence that contrasts this with vibrant color along with the light blue distressed wooden gate in the middle flanked with two wall lamps.
By Stan Jones Sotheby’s International Realty

There are thick tufts of desert grass and shrubs planted just outside the earthy brown concrete walls of the fence that contrasts this with vibrant color along with the light blue distressed wooden gate in the middle flanked with two wall lamps.

The home that looks like it is a combination of glass and stone pairs well with this modern application of the Southwestern-style landscaping. It has tall cacti planted at strategic spots as well as small succulents that stand out against the pebbled soil around the swimming pool of the backyard.
By California Pools & Landscape

The home that looks like it is a combination of glass and stone pairs well with this modern application of the Southwestern-style landscaping. It has tall cacti planted at strategic spots as well as small succulents that stand out against the pebbled soil around the swimming pool of the backyard.

The earthy stone wall exterior walls and fence has an irregular hand-made look to it that fits well with the Southwestern-style landscaping. The blue distressed wooden gate is adorned with colorful and patterned tiles on the small stairway before it flanked with large stone planters with various desert plants and shrubs.
By Classic New Mexico Homes

The earthy stone wall exterior walls and fence has an irregular hand-made look to it that fits well with the Southwestern-style landscaping. The blue distressed wooden gate is adorned with colorful and patterned tiles on the small stairway before it flanked with large stone planters with various desert plants and shrubs.

This is a charming stone pathway at the front of the house right by the stone columns of the  main entryway. This pathway is made of irregular flat stones embedded into the soil and accented with colorful desert plants and flowering shrubs.
By Arroyo Seco Construction

This is a charming stone pathway at the front of the house right by the stone columns of the main entryway. This pathway is made of irregular flat stones embedded into the soil and accented with colorful desert plants and flowering shrubs.

This beautiful backyard has a unique Southwestern-style landscape adorned with rough and earthy orange rocks expertly laid out to create ledges and planters for the various colorful desert plants and shrubs that contrast the concrete walkway as well as the brown hue of the home.
By Watersedge Landscape

This beautiful backyard has a unique Southwestern-style landscape adorned with rough and earthy orange rocks expertly laid out to create ledges and planters for the various colorful desert plants and shrubs that contrast the concrete walkway as well as the brown hue of the home.

A stunning view of the home's outdoor area, showcasing this peaceful walkway with green plants on the side.

A stunning view of the home’s outdoor area, showcasing this peaceful walkway with green plants on the side.

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A focused look at this house's extraordinary exterior design. Its roof, glass window walls and outdoor areas are all so beautiful.

A focused look at this house’s extraordinary exterior design. Its roof, glass window walls and outdoor areas are all so beautiful.

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