When landscape designer Judy Horton moved into a 1925 cottage in the Hollywood Hills, the garden consisted of a lawn, a young sycamore tree, a camellia and a ficus hedge. "I needed to make quick and drastic changes," said Horton, who proceeded to remake her landscape to deliver pleasing views from the house's windows and doors.
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A ficus hedge creates separation between the garden and the busy street outside.
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