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Having a garden and an outdoor sitting area with a fire pit or fireplace would be good. Maybe gated off or surrounded by large trees.

Love the curved path, lemon tree for side yard, small hedge (Outdoor Room Series: Patios + Balconies)

Love this path

Garden Tour: The Art of Change

Create a Shady Escape: A shaded side yard might seem like a hopeless situation, but you're not out of luck. Give yourself a secret, shady place to cool off and escape the hot summer sun. Make a path, then plant around it with shade-loving plants suited to

Purples and lime - lovely

20 Ways to Landscape With Shrubs

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Pink climbing rose on arch trellis over path in country garden in California Napa country garden, Saxon Holt. - SO beautiful! ~ yes, please ~ in my garden ~

Rosa, climbing roses on ornamental stone wall, formal French garden.

Would that I had this stone wall for climbing roses. This rose may be 'Darlow's Enigma' or perhaps 'Paul's Himalayan Musk'.

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This outdoor living idea looks like it came straight out of a fairy tale. Loving the greenery that lines the pathway that leads up to that castle-like gazebo!


The French Tangerine: Swan House Urns, Atlanta Georgia (click through for Urnspiration: a bunch of beautiful urn photos)


Cloud Pruning (Niwaki) Cloud Pruning is pruning limbs in such a way as to create space between them and flatten the top and bottom. It gives the appearance of “clouds.” Sometimes it is a solution for problems like limited yard space.