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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.