Houzz is the new way to design your home.
pavers around side of house
have patio w/ mulch border and add steps across to other seating area
herbs at back door
Do for garden instead of 4x4 boxes, keep rabbits out.
Strip bed beside garage idea. Bulbs, low plant and rocks
gravel and stepping stones for back yard, impatients and purple salvia(I think).
Flowers for backyard
Layout of garden
Gravel and stepping stones around beds
Catnip and spirea - like for back yard flower area
Blackeyed susans and coneflowers. Flower area in back yard