Why not forget mowing a lawn? Convert a small yard to mostly "patio": lots of pebble w/ a few paver "rugs", edge w/ lots of green & punctuate w/ moveable potted greenery -- Designer Dominique La fourcade, one of Provence's best-known Country Garden Designers -- Clive Nichols garden photography
If you want to separate your outdoor space from your driveway or a street but you want to maintain accessibility, consider a gated arbor. These homeowners opted for a shorter, curved-top gate to create separation without blocking views. A mix of bright whites and cool grays give the space an elegant and sophisticated look.
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The main entertaining area includes built in hardwood seating, outdoor lighting and a shade sail for shelter on those rainy days… All this makes this garden space a great place to enjoy well into the evening.