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Urban Victorian Front Yard

Use boxwood bushes to frame an area, creating a courtyard effect.

A delicate steel wire sculpture makes a strong and unexpected statement situated behind a slender picketed fence and boxwood hedge. Interlocking brick, laid in a herringbone pattern, is elegant and perfectly suited to the home's Victorian architecture. Hits of black act as a modern counterpoint when incorporated in the planters, stair runner and door to create a handsome, organized façade.

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  • Photographer: Michael Graydon
  • Source: House & Home May 2011 issue
  • Products: Resin planters, Crescent Garden; steel wire ball sculpture, Martha Sturdy; plants, Sheridan Nurseries, Woodhill Garden Center; interlocking brick, Unilock.
  • Designer: Landscape design, Terry Ryan, Cubic Yard Design.

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