A nice transition from the pool deck to the plants in this space. A beautiful herb garden idea: incorporate herbs between the stepping stones to soften the hardscape features and provide lush, edible foliage.
A garden is a wonderful place to sit outdoors. You can sit and do many things like drink tea or coffee and read. The green colour of plants helps you relax and the clean air makes you comfortable. I wish to sit in this same place.
Install an outdoor fireplace. The corner provides an intimate space where you'll feel more closed in and cozy than if you were sitting around a fire pit in the middle of the yard. Contemporary landscape by Stout Landscape Design-Build
Great Article on Foundation Plants for Curb Appeal: 50 percent of the foundation bed's space should be evergreens, 25 percent deciduous and flowering shrubs, and 25 percent perennials. My house needs this!