A simple structure offers ample space for climbing plants. A trellis can be freestanding or attached to another structure; if it's the latter, a trellis and plants can help to break up large expanses of exterior wall space.
Cottage Garden With Black Picket Fence Relaxed plantings are typical of a cottage garden design. Pink and red flowers line a stone walkway surrounded by pebbles and a black picket fence in this garden for a classic cottage design.
Smart Side-Yard Solutions for Your Landscape - Create a Path - Create an inviting bridge between front and back with a well-landscaped limestone path. On the right, rain barrels put the oft-overlooked space to work.
Install a fence or hedge if there's not already one there, then add a patio made from the material of your choice. Test Garden Tip: For extra privacy, plant strategically to block the view from a neighbor's windows.
Create a Shady Escape: A shaded side yard might seem like a hopeless situation, but you're not out of luck. Give yourself a secret, shady place to cool off and escape the hot summer sun. Make a path, then plant around it with shade-loving plants suited to
Define a Space Stuck with a narrow side yard? Use a simple arbor to help make it a destination. Here, an otherwise wasted, long and narrow space becomes a lush, inviting path. More Side Yard Landscape Ideas