Cyclamen hardy shade plant
This looks great! Solves the down spout problem by designing a rock bed within flower bed!
Dry Creek Beds-maybe something like this to separate the big paved area? Architectural Landscape Design
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Backyard waterfall. Creates soothing sound of water and attracts birds and butterflies.
I like the round rock idea for planting
small garden pond
Nice placement of the large and small integrating plant life and the lines of the deck. Bravo!
stream in backyard...maybe ending in small shallow pool/pond with pump recycling water back to top of stream?
Create a natural pond with Beach Cobbles | Decorative Aggregates