Loads of tips for how to create an inviting outdoor space. Whether you prefer a trickle or a gurgle, the sound of running water is so soothing and relaxing. I think it can even fool you into thinking it's cooler when you're near it. The selection of portable outdoor fountains is huge today.
Excellent example of how to pair repetition (purple catmint and orange sedge grass in the foreground) with diversity- many of the plants are only used once. To make the onesies fit in, use different plants of the same color.