Three clearly defined spaces -- a dining area, lawn and plantings -- eke a lot of function out of a relatively small amount of urban real estate. Design by Sara Jane Rothwell The only thing I don't like is the pathway.
Don't underestimate perennials in making your gardening life easier. Perennials will continue to come back every year and will only require minimal maintenance such as weeding and fertilizing. You'll save time by not having to plant and care for seedlings