Experts in landscape and floral design are a great source for inspiration when seaching for ideas to improve your home's curb appeal. Like this example from earth and sole, you too can use simple material such as paver stones, landscape peebles and perennial grasses to give the pathway to yor home a very zen-like feel.
Creeping Sedum - fast-spreading, drought tolerant and easy to keep in check. It grows in the hot, full sun or in the shade. It doesn't seem to have any special soil requirements. In June, it's covered with tiny yellow flowers.