For along the fence Rock garden with Creeping thyme, early blue violets, fire witch, pussy toes, and succulents. Early blue violets are great for growing in rock crevices.
branches set in concrete, picnic table
Monarda 'Gardenview Scarlet' and Achillea millefolium with an ornamental grass and Echinops ritro.
This once formal garden has been turned into a cottage garden by tucking flowers between the sculpted shrubs. - My Cottage Garden
I could to this in my garden, we have so many stones lying around.
Peony Care, Peonies, Peony Bush, Growing Peonies: Gardener's Supply - Gardening For Life