Look at the boxes on the fence! The blank fence is made better with oversize containers and wood-frame lanterns that hold not only candles but also succulents. More pea gravel and a water feature give guests another area for gathering.
Steppable Plants for Walkways: creeping perennials are very low growing ground covers, wide variety of color. blue star creeper, stonecrop and creeping wire vine. Miniature rush resembles grass but holds up to foot traffic
Wonderful mix of material for garden path. Cobblestone sectioned between random pattern of bricks (reclaimed bricks offer a softer mellow tone of age along with irregular edges) and plantings of different types of thyme. Bordered with bricks as well.
At first glance, this area looks like a dry creek bed somewhere in the Cascades. Actually, it's a cleverly designed footpath that leads from a driveway to a house. The path is composed of flat stone slabs edged by rocks that shore up planting beds