Minus the terrible stove thing, and a nicer looking fire pit, perhaps with a low wall along the out side of the patio. But like the graduated steps from the back door on to the stone. (Patio Step To Yard)
For side garden? Glorious Garden Paths : Create Motion Run bricks, pavers, or other materials in a wavy pattern to create interest and give your pathway a sense of movement as you walk through the landscape.
must try.Mosquito grass (a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. In addition to being a very functional patio plant, Lemon Grass is used in cooking Asian Cuisine, adding a light lemony taste