At garden designer Michael Trapp’s Connecticut home, a slender pool is tucked between cracked curbing and finely sculpted shrubs. A poolside grotto, accessed by ducking under flourishing wisteria, is a folly used for entertaining.
Beautiful border including: Anchusa azurea ‘Loddon Royalist’, Delphinium ‘Clifford Sky’, Lupine russell ‘The Governor’, Cistus pulverulentus. If theyre had been French lavender and an Ena Harkness rose, this would have been my perfect garden.
Add depth and mystery to your landscape by using large shrubs and small trees to block views. Because you can't to see the entire yard from one spot, you create the sense that your garden goes on and on. Here, a brilliant golden Japanese maple makes you want to check out what's on the other side of it.