woodsy shade garden

Rock gardens are great for problematic areas, especially areas that are too hot, dry or sunny. Many rock garden plans prosper in forbidding terrain for the backyard

Garden wall wheel - a stone wall wouldn't look good with our current house but this is a neat idea! I bet this could be incorporated into the wooden fence I want, and the wheel painted an accent color like blue, white or silver :D

Bridge over the dry creek bed

25 Gorgeous Dry Creek Bed Design Ideas - Style Estate -Stone bridge and stairs across a dry riverbed. Would love to do this to my front yard!

Wood planter

Succulent tree trunk - instructions are not in English but the idea is pretty basic. Tree trunk + removal of some wood + soil, water & succulents = awesomeness in your garden! You could even hang this from a patio at eye height.

20 Inspiring Tips for Building a DIY Retaining Wall

DIY: Retaining stone or brick walls make a stunning garden feature, which can complement any outdoor space.

Stone wall in the garden, The dry stack stone wall surrounds an elevated patio. I matched the stone to the house so the house looked like it grew out of the ground. There are large center stairs, a small set of stairs on one side, and a stone path ramp on the other side., Side steps with the path leading up to them., Gardens Design

Lovley garden with dry stacked stone wall.I especially love the cobble stone pathway

22 Amazing Ideas to Plan a Slope Yard That You Should Not Miss

Instead of exerting too much effort removing that ugly tree trunk in your yard, why don’t you make practical use of it?