Garden design by carolyn mullet: Plant stairs with succulents - this actually works very well, the succulents thrive on the heat from the stone in summer. If you periodically wash the stairs off with (Garden Step Gabion)
Wonderful mix of material for garden path. Cobblestone sectioned between random pattern of bricks (reclaimed bricks offer a softer mellow tone of age along with irregular edges) and plantings of different types of thyme. Bordered with bricks as well.
Add Interest to Your Yard with a Shady Garden. Enjoy the shade created from a Pergola on hot, sunny day.and plants will, too. Use a pergola with a slatted roof and enjoy all of your favorite shade-loving plants. I enjoy shade loving flowers!
DIY Gardening: How to create a Vertical Wall Garden