South of Spain Yard
A guesthouse in the backyard gets a landscape makeover that's reminiscent of southern Spain.
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After: A vivid orange arbor plus large planters and decorative iron pieces add much-needed dimension to the area surrounding the front door. Wires screwed into the wall in a grid pattern form a support for the trimmed bougainvillea (it will bloom again four to six weeks after pruning). Clematis is also a good climber with colorful varieties that do well in colder climates.
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