Moss garden // Great Gardens & Ideas // Gardeners are using it all kinds of different decorative ways this year, it is everywhere! Note from Michele: Now this is more like it. We have tons of this smooth river rock here and building it up like this on the patio would give a very nice background for moss and ferns.
Add Curves ~ Curving lines please the eye more than straight lines. They also help an area, such as a narrow side yard, feel larger. Click here for more tips to make your landscape seem more spacious |Pinned from PinTo for iPad|
Create a Shady Escape: A shaded side yard might seem like a hopeless situation, but you're not out of luck. Give yourself a secret, shady place to cool off and escape the hot summer sun. Make a path, then plant around it with shade-loving plants suited to your area. Test Garden Tip: Use columnar trees to add shade and height without losing precious horizontal space.