Garden Photo of the Day

Dressing up a staircase

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Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais

At Filoli in California, this simple concrete and brick staircase is dressed up and defined by a seasonal display of potted tulips. This is a great way to liven up a bare area of a garden in spring before perennials and shrubs begin to fill in. In fall, pansies or mums can serve the same purpose.

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