Create your Own Backyard Oasis by using Mixed Shades of Slate/Stone Grey on the Back and Side Walls to make it seem misty and chic + Plant some Mini Maple Trees add a Modern Japanese Flair and shade over the Patio and over your Seating area.
Credit: DK - Garden Design 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited Gravel and Stones In this contemporary courtyard, carefully chosen rocks and stones form a sculptural route across gravel and moss. The vertical lines of the trees offer a balancing contrast.
Contemporary Landscape by Bliss Garden Design Japanese forest grass (Hadonechloa macra 'Aureoa") Zones Moisture-retentive soil plant partial to full shade (will be greener in full shade). & plant in spring or fall