In this private garden in Michigan, the property drops off steeply, overlooking the shores of Lake Michigan. Sad that her grandchildren couldn’t get to the beach, the homeowner/garden designer decided to bring the beach to them. Pea gravel stands in for sand, while circles of blue beach glass and glass baubles mimic tidal pools. ‘Elijah Blue’ blue fescue (Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’, USDA Hardiness Zones 4-8) fills the role of beach grasses.
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