Garden ideas: gates and passageways

stone gate

Gates, arches, hedges invite you in and at the same time create as sense of depth and mystery, partially obscuring what’s next and making you want to see more. They tell you what’s next is important. They’ll also make your garden seem larger by defining spaces and creating a sense of progression.tall hedges flanking stairs

The top photo is a cottage in Hobart, Tasmania and the bottom photo is at Larnach Castle gardens, Dunedin, New Zealand.