Leanne Ford is an expert at creating texturally interesting tableaus. Here, a wooden midcentury modern cabinet gets topped by a photograph and two sculptural objects, as seen on HGTV's Restored by the Fords.
Designed by Tim Egan, the equestrian barn houses up to six horses and features all the latest gadgets and luxuries. There's a heated equine wash room, automatic waterers, mahogany horse stalls and that's just for starters.
Dark bronze leaves paired with purplish-pink spring blooms give ‘Dark Horse’ Weigela florida head-turning good looks. Flowers beckon hummingbirds to plants that grow 36 inches tall and wide. This small weigela is versatile in the landscape. Use it as a short hedge, accent plant or mass planting. Hardy in Zones 4-8.
A hummingbird favorite, red horse chestnut (Aesculus x carnea) forms a round-headed tree that’s strikingly beautiful. It grows 35 feet tall by 25 feet wide. Look for the variety ‘Briotii’ or ‘O’Neill Red.’ Both offer good disease resistance and long flower clusters. Leaves turn gold in fall. Hardy in Zones 4-9.