Village Charm 2: After

A couple of years after planting, the property’s remarkable lack of privacy is finessed by bountiful ornamental plantings. The front garden would strike passersby as an unstintingly generous public display—which it is. But it also ensures deep privacy for the screened porch.  Similarly intense ornamental plantings were needed property-wide to create an inviting rear garden from what, otherwise, is a large open space peered into by seven (!) abutters.