use curved landscape border, fill in with dwarf shrubs, ground cover, steeping stones and mulch/rock. Only rocks for the stepping stones, bricks instead of steeping stones and a potted plant where the maple tree is.
Neutrals: Mix It Up "Neutrals get more exciting when you mix textures and materials. Contrast adds spice to a potentially boring color palette." -- Rebekah Zaveloff, Chicago-area kitchen designer Like the idea of & texture