I love the use of low-growing ground cover to define a garden path. This one is a mown path through the wildflower meadow at Great Dixter leading to a gate. Buttercups and Ox eye daisies, Leucanthemum vulgare
The passageway in this garden looks straight out of a storybook—and re-creating it requires almost no effort. In fact, the first step is simply letting an area grow wild. (If your plot's bare, ryegrass seed will take care of the problem, fast.
Garden of Circles Circles work particularly will in narrow gardens, since the eye is naturally drawn around the curves and away from boundaries. This design uses circles set on an S-curve, offering the best of both line and shape.