Got me thinking of adding lanterns to our fence in the back yard or on a post in the landscaping. A project that will have to wait til later, but very pretty. ~Light blue flowers are Catmint, dark blue-purple are Salvia Blue Friesland .
A boxwood parterre planted with violas and petunias on the grounds of a California residence created by Charlie Barnett Assoc. and decorated by Miles Redd; Elizabeth Everdell Garden Design devised the landscaping. For details see January Sources.
Combining container plantings with a rock garden means this is a really low-maintenance idea, but it's got a crisp and elegant look. * I like the repetition - the unexpected surprise of the plants being in containers - the rock bed - the tree in back