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posted: 9/8/2012 1:00 AM

Focal points enhance the beauty of a landscape

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  • An elegant statue stands in the shade garden, creating a focal point.

      An elegant statue stands in the shade garden, creating a focal point.

  • The tree planted at the inward bend of the bedline is an eye-catching focal point.

      The tree planted at the inward bend of the bedline is an eye-catching focal point.

 
By Diana Stoll
The Planter’s Palette

Many landscapes are lovely in your neighborhood, but there is one that stands above the rest. a bench appears just where you'd like to pause. a statue beckons you into an enchanting vignette. these aren't lovely accidents, but rather the skilled use of focal points.

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