This small garden Mediterranean planting scheme includes Olive trees, boxwood topiary balls, myrtle, white hydrangeas and rosemary...Full details on Modern Country Style blog: Leopoldina Haynes' Small Garden
Big Summer DO's don't have to end when the sun goes down! Get some fairy lights, candles, drinks and a good seating area, and do a quiz! We have a great list of questions and answers for you to use here https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/sites/default/files/tcs/do_quiz_questions__answers_0.pdf
On a tight budget? This has been achieved with a recycled timber, some breeze blocks & a lick of paint. The trick to the style is to stick to a limited colour palette which brings harmony - but also a great contrast in the textures of the materials.