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)
"This lovely outdoor succulent table made from scrap wood was cut to allow room for planting a row of succulents right down the middle. Now that is a great centerpiece idea!" -- and provokes some thinking about decking too!