Gravel and concrete color.black lifts the greens in a back garden. A hot tip is to use Alcro Black Deco when painting your garden fence.
Making the Modern Garden
Front Garden at Bury Court, photo Clive Nichols. A planting of silvery Stachys 'Big Ears', the dark Sedum 'Matrona', phlox 'Rosa Pastell', with Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' to the rear (Left) and Agastache foeniculum (Right).
Like the screen idea
For my "woods" shade loving plants - must work on this!
Nasella tenuissima, Salvia Caradonna, Nepeta 'Walker's Low' and Allium 'Purple Sensation' in Thomas Rainer garden Absolutely lovely/Pia
wood fence and gate - a little different from the typical wood look
Landscape Inspiration: A Dozen Lush & Lovely Townhouse Backyards
Eating area - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit
nl Achtertuin - love the varied use of hard landscaping materials.