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.
Down the Garden Path
A path leads to an arbor swing and dining table.
A brilliant bicolored canna forms a focal point.
Bridging the Creekbed
A bridge over a dry creekbed enhances the garden's meadow mood.
Front Yard Serenity
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.