A fairy tale garden door. Jo Witney via Sierra Reed. this idea. I love love love the secret garden (the movie) and the door covered in ivy and then a hedge type to make an archway and and extended entryway
blue-gray plants by tree trunkThis soothing display of blue-gray includes a spiny desert spoon (Dasylirion spp.), blue chalksticks, rosemary, and blue agave at the base of a ponytail palm (Beaucarnea spp.
Designer Judy Kameon wanted Benson's stairs, which are made of landscape ties, to wind through a sea of plants, slowing the uphill walk and inviting visitors to enjoy the colors and textures of grasses and fragrant herbs.
Flagstone Edging Define the space between bed and lawn by stacking rocks. Flagstone, flat faces lend a romantic English country feeling to a garden. Irregular in shape and thickness, flagstones are durable and stack securely in this garden.
Small-scale garden - landscape architect Joseph Marek's own home, the entry. On the left: Agave attenuate, 'Goodwin Creek' lavender and Phormium tenax 'Variegatum'. On the right: Aloe arborescens 'Lutea' and Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Gold Star'.