Vegetable boxes incorporated into small yard. Note the trellis at the back of each bed. This would be very pretty along the back and provide a place to attach vines and fruit branches - like the stone path around the garden
Reuse an old tree to make a log pathway in your garden. Good use of "yard" trees and other wood that can't be milled; works much better in climates without termites. Good drainage under the log rounds will make the path last longer.