Writers create stories out of thin air sometimes. They look at a place like this and suddenly see a vision in their mind of people laughing, playing of hearts beating in the same rhythm. Every home and every yard is a setting. Much like a stage for the actors, it is paradise.
This particular landscaping scheme uses a variety of stone and rock to create a virtual backyard paradise. The decorative patio and the inlaid sidewalk through the lawn are examples of great garden path ideas.