Where the dogs have worn the path down. Utilize reclaimed pallet wood to build a rustic wooden walkway. You can use it to link two areas of your backyard, or to add some character to a quiet corner. Get the tutorial at Funky Junk Interiors.
A Framed Lobelia. Like the framed hanging basket idea. Use turquoise or purple Mor Perfect idea for front porch: eye hooks in old frame, hang frame with jute from hook, and center basket filled with favorite shade lovers