Belgravia House in London by Todhunter Earle. Even though this is a rooftop garden, the design show would be excellent for any long, narrow yard. Great way to break up the space by making different "zones"!
On a tight budget? This has been achieved with a recycled timber, some breeze blocks a lick of paint. The trick to the style is to stick to a limited colour palette which brings harmony - but also a great contrast in the textures of the materials.
olive trees in courtyard. Evergreen, soft grey tones, hardy and easily shaped. My husband really wants one of these in our garden so he can have an "on-tap" supply of olives and a reminder of my Italian roots.