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Grow moss between pavers to soften the stone.

Michael Penney's planting tips.

Create an outdoor room by covering a section of a porch.

A raised platform becomes a stage for children's performances.

Metallic accents add subtle sparkle to a contemporary garden.

Horizontal lines bring definition to a garden.

The strength of this design is simplicity.

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

Smaller plants complement a narrow walkway.

Use fewer plants for a pared-down Japanese aesthetic.

Design a welcoming path to your front door with lush greenery.

Garden beds welcome visitors.

Take time to plan a garden.

Plant beds to separate sections of a garden.

Add greenery without the upkeep of a garden.

Add living roofs to awkward structures.

A checkerboard lawn offers a graphic look.

All-white hydrangeas make a statement.

Switch them up from season to season with local varieties.

An easy way to combine colours.

A symmetrical house is elevated by an equally balanced garden.

Add height and drama to your landscape.

Add height and drama to your landscape.

Cosy wicker chairs offer a spectacular view of the garden.

Create interest by mixing formal and country gardening styles.

A Creemore garden sets a standard for easy urban planting.

A modern dining table and bright stools add character to a backyard.

A private green space fit for summer soirées.

Mismatched stools around a sculptural outdoor fireplace add whimsy.

A beautifully renovated Niagara-on-the-Lake home.

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