it comes to driveways they need to be tough and simple. We used only 4 types
of plants. We did this to create the feeling of space as the more plants
you use the more the eye gets pulled about. Simple yet effective planting
makes this short drive seem longer than it really is.
side we used Pyrus calleryana "aristocrat" (Ornamental Pear) to
give height and structure. Underplanting with pink diosma will create a
wispy border that is structural as well as producing flowers. This a great
alternative from the usual English box that is very old fashioned now.
other side we planted Ficus Hilli that eventually will be shaped around
the windows to provided shade from the hot north sun and privacy for the
homeowner. The whole garden is tied together by the underplanting of the