b'th i s up - to- d ate sch em e g i v es a sense ofenclosureNichola Vague of Zones Landscaping suggests this alternative scheme:This outdoor space is developed as an extension of the indoor living area. Louvres create an all-weather outdoor room that features a breakfast bar, built-in seating and a re table. A vertical screen gives enclosure to the space while a cone-shaped hangingplanter,wallplanterandbuilt-inplantersaddinterestandtexture. Inspiration for the colour palette has been drawn from current geometric trends featuring black, grey, white and yellow. The walls and louvres are painted Resene Quarter Alabaster to freshen and lighten the space while black and yellow are added to create depth.Wide steps connect to the lower garden area which features a stepping stone path. A pleached hedge helps to tidy the view from the property and creates privacy.Planting is kept simple and is used to create interest, privacy and cohesiveness. phone0800 30 10 20 webwww.zones.co.nzResene Pebble GreyHexagonal Wall PlanterCheeky Rascal www.cheekyrascal.co.nzMother-in-laws tongue (Sanseveria trisciata)Palmers www.palmers.co.nz 0800 725 6377ReseneWimbledonResene Resene All Black Teddy Wild iris (Dietis grandiora) Arizona Wire Bar StoolPalmersCintesi illustrationwww.palmers.co.nzwww.cintesi.co.nz Malcolm White 0800 725 6377 07 577 6138Charleston and Coco Woven Cushions Paper Plane www.paperplanestore.com 07 575 7505Resene Quarter Alabaster79'