Narrow side yard garden: Washed river rocks, placed Japanese style, create the appealing look of a dry streambed. A lattice fence fronted by a thick Pittosporum hedge adds privacy and minimizes street noise. Clivia azaleas, impatiens, and sweet potato vine supply color.
TIPS FROM A GREEN THUMB A side yard (the long, narrow strip of grass next to the home) is often under-utilized in people's landscaping vision. You can spice this area up by turning it into scenic pathway. If the side yard is wide enough, you can also add some flower beds on either side of the path to accentuate the walkway.