Beverly Hills untamed garden
Creating a woodland front yard and flower-filled backyard
In the front yard, flagstone paths connect two seating areas to the driveway and the house entry, while a grove of birch trees and a stacked stone wall ― Colorado moss cobbles and boulders ― add privacy.
An Indonesian daybed, selected by designer Mary Patvaldnieks, adds an international flavor to Sally Robinson's woodland retreat, while blue star creeper fills spaces between flagstone pavers.
A path leads to an arbor swing and dining table.
A brilliant bicolored canna forms a focal point.
A bridge over a dry creekbed enhances the garden's meadow mood.
A serpentine dry-stacked stone wall gives this city front yard a pastoral feel. A mostly green plant palette of grasses and groundcovers keeps the scene peaceful.