12 Ways to Transform Your Garden With Focal Points

Creating a focal point in your garden can make all the difference between a landscape that is ordinary to one that has a designer feel. The focal point can be as simple as a large container or even a pair of garden chairs placed in a strategic position. In this article which I found on the Houzz website Lauren Dunec Hoang explains how to achieve this effect.

Using focal points in the landscape is one of the easiest ways to transform a ho-hum garden into one that feels more designed and intentional. The simplest of objects ? an empty ceramic container, a potted plant or a pair of garden chairs ? can be used as focal points. The key to hitting the mark designwise is all about placement. Here are 12 ideas for how to use garden objects and standout plants to draw and direct the eye in the landscape.
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