When people talk about fast growing evergreens, ‘Green Giant’ arborvitae is always in the mix. Spring Grove is a tighter, shorter version of the famous Giant, growing at a rate of up to 3 feet a year. Plants eventually reach 20-30 feet tall by 10-12 feet wide and are deer resistant. Hardy in Zones 5 to 7. Botanical name: Thuja plicata ‘Grovepli’
A rustic covered outdoor kitchen in Dallas goes big with a bar and metal pendants. Fun features include light green appliances and western-themed accessories in the outdoor living space designed by Evan Ratcliff with Key Residential.
A sleek wood table is surrounded by leather-wrapped chairs and plaid armchairs for a masculine, western-inspired dining room. Beautiful black-and-white horse photography creates an eye-catching focal point.
A sliding aluminum gate opens to a courtyard with a dining area. The artistry of the design by Matthew Cunningham, winner of a 2015 Association of Professional Landscape Designers award, matches the style of the urban courtyard, which also features western red cedar fencing.