7 ways to design a garden of tranquility
Japanese design principles and a beachy L.A. vibe unite in a serene backyard sanctuary
Photo by Bret Gum; written by Sharon Cohoon
Blossoms add vibrant color (attracting pollinators), but foliage catches your eye in a quieter way with contrasting textures.
Tall flax, sturdy agaves, and fleshy Senecio mandraliscae
grow next to fine-textured Boston ivy and groundcovers in André’s garden; the planting is simple and restful, yet interesting.