Stunning garden design is inexpensive with the smart ideas Kentucky garden designer Jon Carloftis used to transform his backyard.
Photo: Van Chaplin
The old garage walls weren’t plumb atop the French doors. To disguise this, Jon added brackets to the front and laid a wood plank atop them. They support lightweight fiberglass planters filled with flowers. The look: a lush conservatory. “I wouldn’t have done it if the garage had been straight, but thank God it wasn’t,” Jon says.