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Playful front yard makeover

A Portland gardener transforms her yard into a cheerful space to call her own

Alternating patterns
Photo by Susan Seubert; written by Julie Chai

Alternating patterns

“I wanted the sense of walking over water.”

Ketzel laid alternating rectangles of brick and concrete in varying sizes for a jigsaw-puzzle feel, and she created a faux stream with round pavers set in fine bark. “This breaks up the concrete that leads straight to the house, so you don’t just plow into it—this slows you down.”

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