Backyard sweet spots

Written by: Karen Bradner

Front yards are often for show, but around back is where we like to spend some down time. It’s the place to stop and smell the roses or lavender, listen to a gurgling fountain or a splashing waterfall, read a book, or take a dip. Talented landscape designers know how to create a mood that encourages visitors to sit and stay with plantings, structures and accessories. Here we share some of their tips.

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