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Planting for privacy - another unique idea for a living bamboo screen. White wall could be painted any colour to highlight the varigated trunks

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From ugly house to modernist beauty - in pictures

In the graphic-looking garden, a concrete raised bed and batten walls are painted black as a backdrop to the glossy green plants. The geometric concrete floor tiles were swapped with a friend. Try Mosaic del Sur for similar. The sculptural Spun chair is by Thomas Heatherwick for Magis, and a pair of black Tolix chairs from Made sit beside a concrete planter from Habitat, now discontinued.

Black lifts the greens in a back garden. A hot tip is to use Alcro Black Deco when painting your garden fence.

Garden "room": Outdoor encaustic tiles act as a "rug", an extra wide Plain Air daybed and coffee table give the owners a place to read the morning paper, and a water feature muffles the sounds from the street, Succulents, esp Tree aeonium (Aeonium arboreum), 'Zwartkop' Potential ceemnt tile source: http://www.miracolour.de/cms/front_content.php?idart=57#2