To give a bare back garden a focal point, create an outdoor lounge area with basic gravel. A simple white sunsail over head pulls everything together. A painted tree stump in a white lacquer creates a unique textural table. >> pretty space for summer!
There are so many ways to use old ladders - use my boys old bunkbed ladder is already a towel rack for guests - I have seen them repurposed as book racks, pot racks, blanket bars hung onto the back of linen closet doors, shoe racks, etc.