A careful balance between the natural and the engineered characterizes Japanese gardens. This path exemplifies that balance. Note the mix of squared stones and rough stones, patterns and no patterns, alternate textures--it's all very careful and deliberat
I mitt paradis: Grindar på plats - driveway yard needs to be this wide, with entry wider. Building in back here would really be a retaining wall to gabion fence above, and maybe a water drain design to the left to go further downhill.