Stacked Stone Bench ~ Features That Create an Outstanding Garden ~ Add Interest. Focus a space with benches, birdbaths, containers, boulders, and sculpture. Here's a good way to use my leftover granite - right along the path .
Love the idea of growing herbs/plants between stepping stones as the ground landscaping. If you have to retain a tree growing out of the middle of your patio - make a feature of it as they've done here by edging it with box topiary.
Julia Reed and John Pearce's home in New Orleans, from Elle Decor (September -- The cabinetry in the butler's pantry is painted in Ball Green by Farrow & Ball, the countertop is pine, and the sink and fittings are by Waterworks. Photo by William Waldron.