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A makeover provides privacy for an outdoor living space
Photo by Norm Plate

Private front yard (after)

The pair of 6-foot-tall concrete walls that now enclose the front yard shelter an outdoor dining area. The dining alcove was placed here because this spot is west-facing, and warm and sunny is a good thing in the home's chilly, coastal climate.

The staggered walls provide room for generous planting pockets for green and burgundy foliage plants.

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