Create a garden you'll enjoy using every day whether you're working with a little or a lot of space. Join renowned designer Jenny Peterson as she uses her own backyard to show you how to set your garden's tone with a beautiful entrance, and create enclosures for a comfortable, private space. Then, learn how to tailor your design, and your plants, to the mood of your garden. And add subtle water features, soothing lighting and more, for a space that feels like your own personal spa. Entertaining should be easy, no matter the size of your space, so Jenny also shares tips on creating an inviting flow, comfortable seating areas and plenty of decorative touches to pull your space together. Finally, learn how to seamlessly merge your style with your partner's style for a harmonious space that makes you both feel happy and comfortable.
Meet Jenny Peterson, landscape designer and guide to the garden of your dreams. Jenny walks through some basic questions to better understand the motivations behind your space. Then, as a way of introducing style types, she walks through the changes she wants to make to her own acre in Austin, Texas.
A peaceful garden starts with an entrance. Jenny uses the yoga deck in her own back yard as an introduction to how to construct your own relaxing spot. Learn why enclosures and privacy are paramount, discover which plants are soft enough to match the mood and discover the meanings associated with familiar plants.
Join Jenny in her backyard for a closer look at the details that make up a peaceful garden. Learn how to design based on mood. That means smaller, more subtle water features, lighting that's less harsh, and the sort of decorative details that say something essential about who you are.
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