Love the idea of fruit bearing trees ....olives near southeast corner near the fire pit. (but not too close!) Betaalbare tuin Stucco and paint cinderblock wall and add horizontal fencing above in charcoal stain.
Leopoldina Haynes' tiny garden has that heavenly mix of topiary and soft planting, which makes it utterly eye-catching and utterly, utterly Modern Country.Full details on Modern Country Style blog: Leopoldina Haynes' Small Garden
If we could acquire the side of the house then would be ideal to have part grass (for the kids and trampoline) but then patio for grown ups. Have a look exactly where it's worth having the patio dependant on the sun. This could totally effect what we bother doing in the front garden. We'd be man not to have built in beds I think