maybe we step down into the further patio area beyond the hot tub and enclose it with some kind of short wall like this - Patio designed by Australian firm, Peter Fudge Gardens. Also love the fire bowl
41 Groundcovers to Know & Use: Groundcover plants, when properly taken care of, provide dense soil cover, retard weed growth, and prevent soil erosion. Groundcovers range in height from an inch to four feet. They can be woody or herbaceous; clumping or ru
Dampiera diversifolia An Australian native ground cover. Covered in deep blue flowers from spring to early summer. Thrives in a partly shaded position with good drainage, tolerates some dryness. Perfect for rockeries and retaining walls.