How to Design with Garden Accents

Creating a waterfall or brook lends a striking focal point for any garden. See more pictures of famous gardens.

How do you make your garden stand out? Use garden accents: Containers, raised beds, accent plantings, and decorative structures like trellises and gazebos give an extra dose of color and texture to your garden. Garden sculptures are often the finishing touch of a perfect garden.

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There are numerous ways to accent your garden and create both depth and height. In this article, we will look at all of these options and briefly discuss which ones work best with various types of plants, and how each type of accent will bring out the best in your garden.

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