See How 4 Gorgeous Gardens Win With Fall Color and Texture

We’re quick to notice the dramatic, brightly colored leaves this time of year, but there’s a more subtle layer of beauty to fall gardens that’s easy to overlook. As colors begin to fade, the contrast of different plant forms and textures — the soft plumes of ornamental grasses, crinkled leaves of deciduous trees, spiky needles of conifers and dried seed heads of perennial flowers — can create a landscape of long-lasting fall and winter beauty.

Take a visual tour of four gardens that use a combination of trees, shrubs, grasses and perennials, as well as interesting hardscape materials, to celebrate autumn through form and texture.

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