Take a walk away from civilization on a stone walkway winding its way through monkey grass. Taking in the wild aura from the flowering shrubs and bushes, you note that this is nature-lover, bird-watcher paradise. A bird in stained glass tells you to enjoy the nature around you, as you make your way to a wrought-iron bench set among the trees with a statuesque birdbath at its side.
The winds came tearing through with the strength of a tornado, ripping up trees, buildings, and landscape. The 28-foot surge charged into the coast, plowing up everything in its path. No one can forget Hurricane Katrina.
This winning yard uses outdoor lighting to put the spotlight on its star features: a southern colonial home with a sprawling oak tree. With such an attractive home and tree to lend personality to the property, the purpose of the yard should be to illuminate these characteristics, not detract from them.
The predominant colors of this lovely house in our featured lawn tribute are brilliantly reflected in the foliage of the gardens like a paisley tie brings together the various colors in a suit.