Sunday, January 10, 2010

Landscaping work: Step 1

Bike Boy has toiled away this weekend, building us this screen, which sits just outside the al fresco room:

In keeping with our tropical theme with Balinese influences, it's made of merbau. Apart from making a lovely backdrop for a potted plant, yet to be bought - the Giant Bird of Paradise is just a prop for the photo - it hides an ugly but necessary utility area from view:

Once the pros do their bit, there'll be a raised planter in front of the fence (which is to the left and out of shot in these photos), and with the help of some judicious planting, this messy spot should be pretty much invisible.

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