Above: The black wrought-iron fence, garden furniture and urns add cohesion to a small space.
Right: A pretty winter tableau, as seen through a tangle of branches and berries. The bird bath catches the snow and acts as a focal point in Anne’s garden. Good texture and well-placed ornaments are key to creating a successful cold weather scene.
Garden design: Unique Image Landscape & Design, Markham, Ont.; 905-887-2362. Urns and arrangements: Kate's Garden, Markham, Ont.; 905-475-7674.