This Oregon coast garden created by Mosaic Gardens is full of beautiful ideas. There is nothing typical about this design. Catching my eye are the over-sized arbor over the ‘L’ shaped bench. Typically you might see a narrower arbour over a single bench.
The planting is striking and bold, combining well known plants but in slightly lesser favored varieties. (like the yellow Kniphofia and the fresh green Japanese maple, as opposed to the typical red)
The Andy Goldsworthy-esque stone sculpture in the gravel courtyard is also a strikingly simple feature.
As is the Birch tunnel.
And the elegant bowl in the circle patio. And the use of purple leaved plants through out to give a unifying style. So many things to admire…what is your favorite?
There are plants that people love and then there are plants that people hate. Some of the plants that a lot of people love, have a few detractors as well. One plant that I have found most people really like and enjoy in their garden is the columbine. I have always thought that columbine is…
This next transformation is probably one of my all-time favorites, partly because I love side yards but mostly because it’s just so gorgeous. Landscape Designer Shirley Bovshow came up with amazing side yard makeover a few years ago for a client living in Los Angeles. What used to be a narrow tunnel that wasn’t…
While I am still hoping to one day re-use all the old windows that were littered around my house and property when we bought this place to make a quirky glass house (similar to these), I am nonetheless intrigued by the possibility of these (outdoor grade) window part tables created by designers Damien Hamon and Olivier Papet….