For her small backyard, Californian Whitney Leigh Morris eschewed grass entirely, and filled the space with pavers and plantings. Lights strung above, and a tree growing by the fence, draw the eye up. See the full tour on Style Me Pretty.
cotton-jones-debora-carl-black-fence/Landscape designer Debora Carl installed a black privacy wall to create an intimate sitting area in an Encinitas, CA garden. Photograph courtesy of Debora Carl Landscape Design.