Along the side fence - birch-lined winding path to the pond at East Ruston Old Vicarage Gardens, Norfolk, Englalnd -- via Landscape Focused Everyone should have simple, I expensive, maintenance free beautiful birch alley somewhere in their garden.
Herbaceous perennials in painterly palettes? Even if it isn't the direct hand of Piet Oudolf, you can bet the garden beds were inspired by the Dutch landscape designer's ubiquitous style. Here are 10 plant combinations to try:
Planting in between the sidewalk and street. Allium giganteum (Allium 'Globemaster'), steppe sage (Salvia memorosa 'Caradonna'), catmint (Nepeta x faassenii 'Walkers Low') and peat reed grass (Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster').