Amazing what you can do with a small space! A little patch of lawn goes a long way when designed to roll alongside a dimensional cut stone patio. We love the contrast of the dark charcoal stone and sharp green grass.
DIY - Homemade Gabion wall ie rocks encased in wire baskets and used as a retaining wall - creates a dramatic feature in a garden. No directions on link. Nice someone figured out how to landscape with river rock. I swear they grow!