Even the tiny patio by Jennifer Carlson's back door of her city garden in Seattle, Washington, incorporates sustainable gardening methods by using permeable materials to allow water to percolate back into the ground. (Saxon Holt Photography/PhotoBotanic Garden Library)
Think of the possible uses for this circle of bricks. You can tuck it into a perennial border. Or place it in a remote corner of your garden, where you can linger at day's end over a glass of wine, or on Sunday morning with a latte while perusing the papers.