I really like the symmetry of this entry sidewalk, it is formal and yet inviting. The paired flowering trees create a nice, soft visual canopy to the walkway and the boxwood softens the line between the brick pavers and the narrow gardens. Beautiful fencing and gate.
Dream backyards don't come together all at once. It takes years of gardening and landscaping to create an oasis right at home. And much like the journey of decorating inside your walls, you usually tackle it in small steps.
Rugged stone steps lead to a personal botanical garden overlooking the mountains. The rustic exterior of the cottage is marked by green trim, wood shingles and a tin roof, and the hardy cottage garden is surrounded by a stone retaining wall.