Berms—landscaper speak for small mounds—are used to create a border between properties or break up a monotonous yard. Check out Tamarack Landscaping for ideas and inspiration, then click over to SF Gate for the 411 on creating your own berms.
Gardening expert Mike McGroarty of Mike's Backyard Nursery planted herbaceous perennials and trees of varying heights — lavender twist red bud tree and a laceleaf weeping Japanese red maple — to form this "island" in his front yard.
Think you can't create an outdoor space you adore? You don't have to hire professionals, and summer is the perfect time to start! Don't miss these great tips for how to have a beautiful yard on a budget!
Think having a fancy yard is only for rich people? While you might not be able to afford a professional landscaper, there's no reason you can't still create an outdoor space you adore, and summer is the perfect time to start!
William Joyce Design Southern California Vineyard - contemporary - landscape - san diego - by William Joyce Design. William Joyce Design The Aeonium would do fine in partial shade, but the Salvia prefers sun.