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Secrets to Landscape Success... Throw some curves... Curves, angles and free-form, flowing edges add interest to landscape design. Use curves -- such as paths, fences and edging -- to draw attention to a special place (such as a gazebo) or a special planting. At left, feverfew, 'Hyperion' daylilies and yellow Marguerite daisies line a curving path to the front door.
Tips for Small-Space Landscapes Use Color Effectively We love this trick: Place bold, bright colors in front of where you'll view them. Because they catch your attention first, the rest of the landscape beyond will seem to recede, helping it to feel larger.