Eliminate the flower bed under the kitchen window. Install winding path like this and then plant deep shade grass alternative between path and house with white circular pots filled with plants randomly placed in area.
Step by step instructions for making a precast pebble mosaic (cast inside a frame) . stones are grouted, then backed with concrete - great method for creating custom garden pieces! posted by Ward's Island Community Pebble Mosaic Project:
Wonder if I could do this with my door and inset tiles/pebbles into the panels. I guess you could but you'd have to make darned sure you used a good strong glue. I'd like to try this technique on a wooden bench ;