We are sure that when people are planning a patio in a yard, they have a lot of ideas not only as for their style, but also as for landscaping around a patio. It is not always easy to choose one of the options available. Sit down and think well what design will be appropriate for your patio.
First of all, think if you need a focal point of your landscape around patio. It could be anything: a fire pit, a dining table, a corner with a cozy sofa or even a big TV-set for entertaining your guests. Also think of layout of the area around your patio. For example, if a focal point is meant for sitting and having tea, you will also need some area for cooking. It can be placed a little bit further in a garden, for example.
As for landscaping ideas, contrast will look very effectively. You could use visual diversity in this case. For instance, if the pavers of your patio are straight, create wavy walkways around it. You will surely enjoy such a look sitting in one of your favorite places. Use some similar plants for your garden and for patio decoration. Thus, these two areas will seem to constitute a single space and harmonize with each other. Pots with plants can be used not only inside a patio, but also around it. It will make your patio unique and cozy.