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.
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Use symmetry and balance to create a calming, soothing patio. The manicured boxwood hedges and sculptural balls look attractive even when covered in snow. A classic design for the shed with its mansard roof and mirror-paneled french doors.
The use of plantings and garden features invites first the eyes and then the body to meander down to the edge of the pool to view the mountain scene and the canopy of trees are welcoming for the trek even on days with high temperatures.