Hosta's around a Silver Maple. They can take the root competition and dryness. The Silver Maple is the only tree you can put 12 inches of dirt max on the roots to cover the ones that pop out in the grass. The upper level of rocks has Jacobs ladder. By LORI LANDSCAPE.
Around Southern California, landscape designer Scott Shrader is known for civilized, amenity-filled gardens tailor-made for life outside. At his own home — a 1,600-square-foot Regency-style cottage in West Hollywood — Shrader transformed a cramped, 24-by-45-foot brick-and-concrete backyard into three intimate rooms.