Stacked Stone Bench ~ Features That Create an Outstanding Garden ~ Add Interest. Focus a space with benches, birdbaths, containers, boulders, and sculpture. Here's a good way to use my leftover granite - right along the path .
Plant en Masse--Here, drifts of astilbe seem to tower out of a groundcover of golden sedum. Test Garden Tip: Planting en masse doesn't necessarily mean growing only a single variety. Here, several selections of astilbe combine for even more interest.
Create Privacy Create your own private sanctuary by planting hedges and using fences or walls. -- Create a curved pathway leading to your patio so you only get a glimpse of it from the yard. -- Use bright colors, such as orange, red, and yellow, t