So simple, so effective.  That bamboo is going to shed like crazy though when it gets bigger, so let's find a different species. Otherwise perfect.

Built in garden seating - perfect for retaining walls!

Most Beautiful Small Garden Ideas

Most Beautiful Small Garden Ideas.Now to do this to my big yard

photo of split-level garden and decking railway sleepers raised borders

photo of split level split-level robert james landscapes garden with steps and decking decking area railway sleepers raised borders - Great Yard Ideas

David Andersen Contemporary Garden Design: 11/2011

Cottages at Tabley House, Knutsford by David Andersen Garden Design

Dallington Terrace - tropical - Patio - London - Nick Leith-Smith Architecture + Design

22 Fabulous deck design ideas to turn ur outdoor living space into a family room and entertainment center.

Garden Design by Carolyn Mullet

Environmental art: Bronwyn Berman beach weaving - The wave land art installation great texture ,shape and use of natural materials.

"Decking planters and built in seating - idea for fish pond" the fish pond would be even better, and maybe a different shade of wood.

Like bench & planters.

Raised bed bench

Bench raised bed made of railway sleepers. This would be great for a small veggie garden. (But not railway sleepers!

Steep slope garden

The Constant Gardener: July 2011