A lot of tricks for changing bare spots in the garden to focal points (Google / The Morton Report)

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Banish Boring Garden Walls and Fences

Use these vertical gardening design tips to make your fence fantastic.

By Charlotte Germane, Contributor

Do you have a blank wall staring at you in the garden? A hunk of empty fence can flummox even the most experienced gardener. Aside from flinging a vine at it, what else can you do?

Garden designers Susan Morrison and Rebecca Sweet have a lot of tricks up their green sleeves for changing bare spots to focal points. Working in their own gardens (that’s Morrison’s purple fence in the photo) and with clients, they’ve transformed many a plain-Jane piece of stucco.

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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.