i'd like to do an entrance to our backyard in a similar manner. You won’t find any locks on these beautifully mystical moon doors (otherwise known as moon gates), a traditional design element of Chinese gardens.
Cool colours and beautiful textures with small leafed Westringia and Santolina(?) by Secret Gardens of Sydney. Not only do fine-leaved plants withstand heavy coastal winds, but they look great when mass planted adjacent to other fine-leaved plants.
Paver stone for patio and pool area. Pattern of formal garden for flower beds. Terrace with dining and seating area and a path running through a formal garden. Garden design by Louise del Balzo. Photo by Steven Wooster. Via design design
By Nikki Phipps (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden) A berm is an easy way to add interest and height to the landscape, especially in dull, flat lawn areas. Berms are simply mounded hills of dirt constructed for many reasons such as blocking out unwanted
Richard Shilling's Land Art Finds Beauty in Nature
We live in a newer neighborhood with few fences. I like that the landscape is void of the visual clutter fences can create. However, I do secretly long for a lovely white picket fence with a precious little garden gate.
Amazing what you can do with a small space! A little patch of lawn goes a long way when designed to roll alongside a dimensional cut stone patio. We love the contrast of the dark charcoal stone and sharp green grass.