Woodsy meets wild makeover: After
A new fence, a path, and the understated plantings that replaced the lawn add huge curb appeal. The beauty of Ginny Mellinger’s
new front garden is that the plants look good all year with minimal care. It now has two parts—a public one and a more private
one—separated by fencing. In the woodsy “public” section, shapely Arbutus ‘Marina’ trees are underplanted with mounded deep green Carex tumulicola, which spills onto the entry path in a haze of fine, soft leaves. Closer to the house, scattered around the patio, an exuberant
mix of plants adds some color—yellows, blues, and deep plum-chocolate.
More: See the complete makeover