Bamboo fencing isn't just for Zen gardens. This home has a combination of minimalist concrete fencing with bamboo slat fencing on one side. In a minimalist or industrial modern home, bamboo can add a much needed natural contrast.
for the corner Trees for small gardens: Fagus sylvatica Atropurpurea Group, copper beech, is a large tree, but it can be pleached to provide a screen. Tie in young stems to form a framework, then trim annually. Photo by Sarah Cuttle.
Tiny Winter Forest: Plant, water, enjoy: easy-to-create container gardens to brighten every corner of your yard from spring to fall. Create a winter forest in miniature to enjoy all year long by potting low-maintenance dwarf conifers.
I like the contrasting surfaces but not gravel because of Charlie. I also like the trelliswork on the right-hand wall. Chairs with cushions around brazier in small urban garden, clipped box balls, Mespilus germanica