The soft, feathery quality of Mexican feather grass (Stipa tenuissima) is played up when the grass is backlit by the afternoon sun in Ted Hoppin’s garden on Bainbridge Island. The grass holds up over a long season and requires little care besides a yearly
Hornbeam Hedge in Pennsylvania. A sheared fastigiate European hornbeam hedge (under-planted with liriope) lines a driveway in Villanova, PA. Designer John Shandra of Gale Nurseries wanted to create a sharp, clean line between public and private space.