Multiple meetings with the mason, iron monger & carpenter.
Each with decades of experience.
Attention to details.
Each layer, their own voice.
You see, above, a messy wax myrtle too close to the gate. By design, it will be pruned into a tunnel of green. We are awaiting a bit more growth to prune.
Perhaps by year 3 a tunnel of green engulfing both sides of the gate.
Yes, an idea from childhood, The Secret Garden. I can still remember my 3rd grade teacher reading it too us after lunch.
Garden & Be Well, XO Tara
Pics at jobsite this month. Same garden as previous several posts.
Attention to detail? Learned quickly studying historic gardens across Europe for 2 decades.
. Details are not restrictions, they are liberations.