Magazine article Sunset

Dream Big

Magazine article Sunset

Dream Big

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Last spring we finally ripped out the camellias that covered the front of our house. Though they had become a hulking hot pink mass with bald spots, I felt guilty taking them out, especially since I didn't really have an idea of what to plant in their place.

Months have gone by with this 2-foot-wide gap between the lawn and the house, and I still don't know what I want diere. But I've decided I'd like it to be something surprising, a little unusual, a real counterpoint to the more expected members of my front yard: Japanese maples, rosemary, and lantana surrounding a patch of lawn. My husband and I developed this design to be low-maintenance and deer-proof, but sometimes I think it looks too boring, like a public park that could be anywhere.

That's why I'm so inspired by this month's feature story on regional garden design. Beginning on page 116, you'll find an explosion of ideas that reflect trends in your area. …

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