Small outdoor spaces suffer the same fate as indoor rooms— where to put all the clutter? Outdoor furniture cushions, lamps, and pillows all need a place to live when you're not using them. The answer is one the most important rules of small spaces: furnit
The tenacity of the plants that spring up in New York fascinates me. Look closer at an intricate piece of architecture, and you are likely to see a bit of green scrambling across the stones, seemingly out of nothing.
I like use of rocks gravel to slow water down as it moves through landscape on slight slope. Flat stone with depression in foreground a perfect spot for bees & butterflies to get water (without drowning in a deeper birdbath)