This charming front yard, surrounded by lush hedges, is an oasis of privacy in the big city.
Photography Ralph Anderson
Nearly all visitors to the garden come away delighted and amazed. Anne credits its defined shape and small scale. "Often when people put a garden out front, there isn't a structure that contains it, but people can relate to and understand this kind of garden," she observes. "They don't feel it's beyond their capabilities. They feel it's a garden that invites you to come in and sit--one that is lived in, not just looked at."
photo: Love-in-a-mist and Gloriosa Daisy Strain come back year after year from seed.