help with tall front stairs-landscaping

annak_01May 26, 2010

This house in Massachusetts and I need some help with landscaping the front. There is a yew (9 ft tall) in next to one side of the stairs which I'm not too crazy about. I'd rather have some flower bush but something that looks good in all seasons. I'm thinking I need to find some 9ft narrow shrub or tree to put on both sides of the stairs? I basically would like to create a focal point that hides the fact that the stairs are so tall. I do like to have flowers in the two front yards but I'm just not sure how to balance all this out. I attached an image of the house.

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I can't get the picture up. How wide are the steps? Made of what? You can chop the yew to within an inch of its life - it will not mind - topiary!

    Bookmark   June 11, 2010 at 4:32PM
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