If you don't want to work on making your entire yard a private paradise, take one corner and transform it into a secluded getaway.Here, for example, two pines make a hammock feel tucked away. Add post for a hammock!
A stream or river of Hakonechloa macra Aureola. This flows towards and around the base of a Japanese Pine, to the left is one of the best of Heucheras, H. Silver Scrolls, the pink beyond a Japanese Anemone, A.x hybrida Party Dress.
Create a great place for potting plants and gardening chores by building this tough, good-looking potting bench. This one is built from cedar to hold up to years of use outdoors. It looks so good that you might decide to use it as a serving station on you