Vertical timber battens as an alternative to the more common horizontal-batten feature panels. Makes sense... trees grow up right?!

Vertical timber battens as an alternative to the more common horizontal-batten feature panels. trees grow up right?

Here is our little courtyard garden. We built the fountain and painted it black so it would appear deeper. There are 6 white blooming Natchez crape myrtle trees underplanted with Monroe White liriopes.

little courtyard garden. fountain painted black so it would appear deeper. There are 6 white blooming Natchez crape myrtle trees underplanted with Monroe White liriopes.

Lomandra longifolia 'Tanika' - 60cm - Tough - Full sun to moderate shade - Easy care - cut back to 15cm once every 3 years.

Lomandra longifolia 'Tanika' - - Tough - Full sun to moderate shade - Easy care - cut back to once every 3 years.

Liriope muscari 'Monroe White' - Monroe White Liriope - 18 Count Flat - 4" Pots - Liriope Grass

Liriope muscari 'Monroe White' - August to Nov - partial to full shade

Many plants make great weed-fighting groundcovers: liriope, Russian cypress, creeping sedum, catmint, sweetbox, 'Nikko' deutzia, barrenwort and hardy ginger, to name just a few. You're not just limited to ivy, pachysandra and vinca.

Plants that control weeds

I didn't recommend liriope along the plum grove path, but this is a good example of the look I'm thinking of.

Liriope muscari 'Emerald Cascade'

Detailed description of the Liriope (Liriope muscari) 'Emerald Cascade' cultivar/variety.

Liriope spicata ‘Silver Dragon’ http://www.pariscotejardin.fr/2016/02/liriope-spicata-silver-dragon/

Liriope spicata ‘Silver Dragon’ http://www.pariscotejardin.fr/2016/02/liriope-spicata-silver-dragon/

Clarity Blue™ Dianella

Clarity Blue™ Dianella plays well with succulents and makes a great container plant.

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