use curved landscape border, fill in with dwarf shrubs, ground cover, steeping stones and mulch/rock. Only rocks for the stepping stones, bricks instead of steeping stones and a potted plant where the maple tree is.
Utility Box Cover: Hidden in Plain Sight. Since you're stuck with it, here's a smart way to disguise that ugly utility box. A simple slipcover box made of bead board and topped with a birdhouse covers up the eyesore and draws nature into your yard.
Seasonal flowers - Blooms come and go all year amid the foliage; they include yellow-flowered sedums in a low bowl here, plus blue-flowered brunnera, chartreuse Euphorbia characiaswulfenii, and hydrangeas in beds.