Cool colours and beautiful textures with small leafed Westringia and Santolina(?) by Secret Gardens of Sydney. Not only do fine-leaved plants withstand heavy coastal winds, but they look great when mass planted adjacent to other fine-leaved plants.
Where the dogs have worn the path down. Utilize reclaimed pallet wood to build a rustic wooden walkway. You can use it to link two areas of your backyard, or to add some character to a quiet corner. Get the tutorial at Funky Junk Interiors.
It's hard to take winter seriously in the sub-tropics where I live. Today it's Perfect weather for daydreaming about backyard redesigns. For small block inner city living this Bondi backyard is ** You can get additional details at the image link.