A backyard that needs to serve multiple purposes -- entertaining, play and vegetable gardening -- gets a facelift.
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After: New patio furniture along with a clever seating area that camouflages the air conditioning unit creates a welcoming entrance to the garden from the house.
- For a child-friendly yard, avoid delicate or thorny plants.
- Jasmine and sweet pea vines are also good choices for a floating trellis.
- A vitex tree is a nice ornamental accent at the edge of a patio. Its aroma attracts birds and butterflies, which Bovshow calls "nature's ornaments."
- Trees with flowers or berries make great accents for any yard.
furniture, cushions (Pier 1)
table accessories (The Great Indoors)
fairy garden accessories (Orchard Supply Hardware (OSH))
fairy queen statue, bird bath (Wild Birds, Etc.)
Learn how each square foot of space was utilized in this small backyard, which features feng shui style.
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