A Goldworthy Garden Installation By Nathan Burkett - we would like the sunken firepit area as suggested, but thought the herringbone aspect was unusual and rather nice. Like the canopy trees and layout
Paver stone for patio and pool area. Pattern of formal garden for flower beds. Terrace with dining and seating area and a path running through a formal garden. Garden design by Louise del Balzo. Photo by Steven Wooster. Via design design
I'd use flowering shrubs rather than evergreens, a few different kinds, and arrange them in a reverse symmetry.] A long, thin garden with plenty of room for puppy to play and lots of privacy from the neighbours.