A wooden gate leads to the private entrance of this Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., estate. The private entry courtyard includes a traditional fountain framed by climbing vines, lending to the Mediterranean feel of the home. The window at the back of the entry hall draws you into this inviting abode.
Red and green are normally holiday colors, but this look by King Landscaping is eye-catching year-round. Clematis armandii serves as a lush green arbor on red brick, filling in the space above an Atlanta home's mustard-colored door.
The waterfall is a focal point in this modern, urban garden. The designer wanted to show the passage of seasons and wanted the existing concrete wall, which seems like a massive bunker, to be part of nature. There are multiple vines, including English ivy and Chinese and American wisteria, on either side of the waterfall.
This entryway pergola creates a sense of anticipation as guests approach the front door: the portal feels like a jewel in the distance. To encourage the growth of vines atop the pergola structure. metal beams and string have been put in place to serve as a framework. Nature feels integrated into this Mediterranean-style home.
Brighten your shady nooks with the elegant beauty of climbing hydrangea. Known botanically as Hydrangea petiolaris, this vine does what few other vines do: grows and thrives in shade. It also grows in full sun, making it a truly versatile vine in the landscape.