APLD 2010 International Landscape Design Merit Award Winner Richard G Shuster, RG Shuster & Company, Southampton, NY [Like tall narrow trees planted in a narrow ribbon of stones -- something similar for a b.
Outdoor solar Lamp - use a landscape light fitted down inside a lamp base.top off with lamp shade for easy outdoor light
possible front yard planter look - stained black planters would look really nice with the black details of your house.
A Dutch garden with delphinium, allium, lupin, anchusa azurea, pimpernel (sanguisorba officinalis) and cistus.
Fleuri Clematis - The Charm of Clematis Fine Gardening GPOD