By Nikki Phipps (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden) A berm is an easy way to add interest and height to the landscape, especially in dull, flat lawn areas. Berms are simply mounded hills of dirt constructed for many reasons such as blocking out unwanted
This idea: white picket fence surrounding the property with an archway and gate in front, connecting the road and the walkway to the house. Except the archway would likely be square if the house is square and round if the house is round.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' - cone-shape flowers open a lovely shade of chartreuse then fade to rich pink in fall. It's a vigorous shrub that's great for informal hedges. It grows 8 feet tall and wide.