In this patio refresh, several dwarf varieties provide color, texture and layers to the space surrounding a new water feature. Plantings from front to back: Golden Nugget Japanese Barberry – compact, slow growing border hedge that does well in sun; Shrub Rose; Dwarf Golden Threadleaf False Cypress; the Purpleleaf Sand Cherry (Standard) which has purple foliage all season and fragrant flowers in May; Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis “Gracillimus”); Pine Topiary; and Anthony Waters Spirea
Quick updates to your patio
The quickest way to update your patio is with accessories. Like your home, a new tablecloth, pillows and/or can brighten up your space quickly and cost effectively. Or just bring some of your inside comforts to the outdoors. If you’re up for something bigger, a landscape contractor can help you incorporate water and/or features, freshen up overgrown foliage, and much more.
Ideas to get the most out of patio entertaining