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MIKE SIEGEL / THE SEATTLE TIMES
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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Laurelhurst garden gets a gracious new life

Topography was a challenge in the steeply bowl-shaped Laurelhurst garden of Jean and Kevin Kelly. Landscape architect Brooks Kolb kept maintenance in mind when he chose sturdy foliage plants for the hillside. Golden Japanese forest grass (Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola') laps at the edges of the newly widened, curvaceous lawn.