A ribbon of fluffy pink sand meanders through beachy grasses (including Sesleria and Muhlenbergia) in this Malibu garden. Arbutus ‘Marina’ trees add shade while pale yellow ‘Graham Thomas’ roses and kangaroo paws fleck the “dunes” with sunny color.
If you live in a cooler climate or at higher elevation, you can stretch the rules a bit and let red fescue grow long and create undulating waves 4 to 6 inches talContemporary Landscape by Kathleen Shaeffer Design, Exterior Spaces
A garden path enhances any backyard. Learn about design factors, limitations and installation techniques for gravel, stone, brick and pavers, along with attractive edging options. Planning a Backyard Path: Gravel Paths
Easy patio entry Decorative and functional, a dry-laid flagstone and mulch path leads the way to a patio retreat. A border of ferns and red-flowered Cuphea ignea creates a leafy entry. In the back planter, a tall mallow hedge screens a vegetable garden.