“Don’t try to cram every idea you’ve seen into a small garden,” says Marquette. Begin by installing necessary hardscape elements such as walks, walls, driveways, and patios. They define areas and set the tone for the garden. To level the once-sloping front yard, Marquette installed a Granbury gold chopped-stone retaining wall and topped it with a classic white picket fence.
A single uplight accents the house number.