Solana Beach EleganceEclectic Landscape, San Diego
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In this garden in San Diego, dark fencing provides an elegant screen to hide the home’s air-conditioning and utility units. Variegated New Zealand flax, feathery grasses and a simple water feature also help draw attention toward the garden.
If your garden walls cannot be changed, consider building one or more screens and painting them black to achieve the same look. Screens also cover a multitude of design sins, such as trash cans and HVAC units.See more ways to use black outside
6. Dark garden focal points. A focal point directs the eye and gives it someplace to rest. Position focal points to be the first thing you see in the space, with surrounding garden elements used to support them. A black focal element has a strong enough presence to be a striking centerpiece.