Use of different coloured foliage to create impact and contrast.
Planting a large scale rockery area, which is emphasising the different levels of the landscape and being used as a retaining feature for the higher level ground. Rockeries are usually associated with displaying small alpine plants.
Use of height, feathery interest and form, creating a screen from the unattractive area behind.
Low level planting, to break and soften the boundary between the path and the rockery bed.
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