The garden is long and narrow, so to create privacy without resorting to a solid wall of ficus, Low created a pretty hedge of pineapple guava and acacia. The backyard also gets some of its structure from this grevillea, an Australian native, planted under a silver dollar eucalyptus. The mix of colors, shapes, scents and sounds creates a private haven in the kind of dense neighborhood so typical in L.A.
Al Seib / Los Angeles Times
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