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Create a Backyard Oasis

A combination of hardscaped pathways, architectural elements, and boxwood hedges, this stately garden in Orange County, California, transports you to a classic English garden. “The design was entirely the vision of the homeowner,” says Rick Remington of Remington Construction Services. “It was my task to turn those thoughts into something tangible.” Though the hedges might seem high maintenance, an electric clipper keeps them in tip-top shape — without requiring a professional gardener.

15 Fabulous Ways To Add a Bit of Whimsy To Your Garden

Learn how to add whimsy to your garden to take away the boring blahs, and to make your garden a place people want to come back to!

This gave me an idea-- we could use posts around our patio-- attach hanging hooks as shown-- but also drape string lights between!