Looking for a unique and powerful accent to your garden? Try some wood stairs: These thick slices of tree trunks lead up through a stone wall, providing a functional pathway with natural beauty. See the whole Diablo Teahouse Garden at Living Green.
ART UNDERFOOT Northeast Portland garden designer and artist Jeffrey Bale designs each mosaic according to the site—and the aesthetics of the homeowner. Here, mosaic art in Nancy Goldman’s garden is planted with drought-tolerant Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’.