b'Landscape designer Melissa Grove of Ambrosia Designthe area. Sound is also incorporated, by remote from an devised a way to better link the setting to the view usingiPod in the pavilion, linked to tiny speakers underneath aboardwalkofkwila.Againstabedofsmall-leafed,the Clearlite roof. green groundcover between the outdoor setting and theA long radiant heater attached to the roof means the boardwalk, this device sweeps the eye from the entryMcCullochs and their friends or family can sit outside at gate, past the house and out towards the view.night and not have to cram around the re to stay warm. Melissas planting schemea mix of small subtropicalThe other thing they envisaged to make this outdoor room palms,agaves,bromeliads,redaxesandgardeniasperfect was a water feature with the soothing soundsis conned to the raised garden beds, softening theof a fountain. Not quite completed, an antique copper vertically slatted, dark-stained timber fence behind.basin oating in a small pond of water lilies awaits the In such a setting, lighting had to be carefully plannedplumbing which will bring this dream to fruition. In the so as not to distract from the view at night. Lights aremeantime, many happy days and nights are now being concealed in garden shrubs or feature as small copperspent in the garden, enjoying the breathtaking backdrop, up-lights on the tent-like timber structure surroundingirrespective of the weather.108 |'