Tuffits: Concrete stepping stones which look like pillows! Concrete stepping stones that look like vintage pillows. Get old pillows, lather with petroleum jelly, cover with plaster of paris. once hardened, remove pillow and fill mold with concrete!
Coffee can planters --cheap idea for planters. Similar to the one where you screw a coffee can to a post to keep your garden trowel and gloves in and then put the plastic lid on to keep them clean and dry
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.
Pretty herb garden with Lavandula stoechas 'Pedunculata' Allium giganteum. purple fennel angelica and many more plants.flowers at the back of the herb garden don't need to be touched but look pretty and tall.