'Blushing Bride' hydrangeas and 'Morning Light' ornamental grasses.

hydrangea & ornamental grass

Charming

front patio? Use Your House Look at the lines of your home -- it might give you the perfect spot to place a deck (and make mowing or other yard-maintenance chores easier to boot). This deck-and-pergola combination, for example, is a perfect solution for an odd space.

Tree-Lined Driveway

Patina Farm, Ojai

hydrangea and boxwood

garden

Blushing Bride Hydrangea

Attractive gravel garden path • photo via Erin on The Impatient Gardner

gravel path, shade garden

Grass steps, lovely rock wall. What a gorgeous garden.

Amy Martin Landscape Design,Miscanthus Sinensis 'Morning Light', Maiden Grass Morning Light, Eulalia Morning Light, Drought tolerant plant, Ornamental grass Morning Light, Low maintenance ornamental grass, Hydrangea Paniculata

~Hydrangeas, always.

White and grey.

Flower Garden.... Blue Morning glories on the trellis, lavender, ornamental grass, very free flowing, good filler for an empty spot that you don't want to have to work hard on to achieve color, shape, and grace.

Perennial grasses vineyard landscape inspired by Piet Oudolf. A Napa Valley vineyard retreat is complete with surrounding gardens by San Francisco-based Scott Lewis Landscape Architecture. The garden was planted with, as the designer say, "seasonal color and strategic circulation," with narrow wooden pathways reminiscent of Ouldolf's Lurie Garden in Chicago. Gardenista

low water - grasses, mexican sage

Garden path