This is the newly-designed front yard garden of Cathy Carr, APLD, in Silver Spring, Maryland, which she graciously opened to members and other local designers earlier this summer.
And please take note of this manufactured decking. At first glance, I thought it was a tropical hardwood, but it's Zuri, here in walnut finish. If you're an APLD designer & you're visiting DC, call Cathy & if she's home, perhaps you can arrange a visit ... well worth it.
And check out Cathy's website, Greenheart Garden Designs, with lots more photos of her backyard and her projects.