Patio Decor and Gardening / urban gardens, small space manipulation. No instructions, but good inspiration for taking a very narrow and challenging space and turning it into a tiered garden with vertical elements.
Storybook setting Irish moss adds classic charm to an informal steppingstone path flanked by river birches. Creeping Jenny, yellow-green Japanese forest grass, campanula, and variegated boxwood mingle in the garden bed.
Bamboo is often the tree of choice in a Zen garden. It is simple yet elegant; Complemented by gray gravel and rocks, this garden — made by Ververka Architects — shows how a modern home can benefit from a centuries-old concept.