Huntington Gardens trellis overlooking the Japanese Gardens, in full bloom. A perfect place to read a book and experience "that moment." If only I lived closer I'd become a member just to enjoy lunch here.
Play Up Symmetry More classic than contemporary, this landscape relies on traditional garden forms for beauty. A double row of staggered-height hedges lines the walkway, supplying both a border and a carpet of pretty green. For added visual direction, the homeowners painted the front door a stunning, rich black, flanking it with elegant containers and flowering topiaries.
Accentuate plantings with large raised beds and a matching mailbox post. Notice how the three brick structures create a triangle and balance the pathway; all three elements working together to draw your eye to the front door.