Make it Wonderful with Water Use a fountain to soften the noise of a busy street or to create a pleasant background sound. It's easy to add a water feature to your deck. Tuck small fountains in corners where they'll be out of the way or use a bigger, bolder piece as a dramatic focal point.
To watch magnolia blooms suddenly unfurl on bare branches is one of early spring's most enchanting moments. Magnolia soulangeana produces large bowl-shape flowers in shades of pink which are sweetly scented. It grows 20 feet tall and wide. Zones 5-9