Without organization, a hundred different perennials can look like yard salad. That’s where structures—pathways, evergreens, walls, hedges, edging, small trees, and ponds—come in. They define spaces, direct views, and lend interest even when the garden is dormant. One trick Linda uses is planting boxwoods or other small shrubs to accentuate the arc of a curving bed line. She also plants Japanese maples throughout because they’re so architectural. “They’re amazing,” she notes. “They look…
Dream Garden! It Even Has a Chicken Coop
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Notice the Details: The Path - Dream Garden! It Even Has a Chicken Coop
Notice the Details: The Path - Dream Garden! It Even Has a Chicken Coop - Southernliving. An intriguing destination at the end of the path beckons you to enter the back garden from the parking area. Native oakleaf hydrangeas partially obscure the shed, piquing curiosity about what lies ahead.
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Marquette did something many of us don’t have the luxury of doing—he painted his neighbor’s garage and reroofed it to match his house. The shingled wall you see above serves as a backdrop for his teak bench and collection of potted plants. “It really pays to have a great relationship with your neighbor,” he says with a smile. If you can’t borrow a wall, plant a hedge. Evergreens are a key to year-round beauty, structure, and backdrop. ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ hollies surrounding the arbor on two…
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