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Place elements in front. Place elements in front of the wall, as has been done here with bamboo planting and a protruding white textured accent panel. A panel like this is a simple site wall that acts as an architectural element within a small space and is flanked by vertical plantings. A panel like this can be a free-floating structure that doesn’t touch or build upon the existing wall. It’s a handy way to completely screen a wall that is not on your property.
Decking can be a cost-effective way to cover large areas with hardscape in a small garden. It does have certain maintenance requirements to keep it looking good and safe to use. Natural wood can become green, grimy, slippery and plain dirty after the winter, with the surface exposed to elements like sunlight, rain, snow and frost. Luckily for the time-shy, decking maintenance is typically only an annual event that has just three simple steps: cleaning, restoring and protecting.Learn more about what to know when adding a deck