Center of garden: brick patio for urn or obelisk or fountain. (Im going to have to do this under my Japanese Maple to keep my dogs from digging around it. For now I put vinegar soaked cotton balls around it and it seems to be working.
Brick would also look great for the walkway. Country Casual by Ginkgo Leaf Studio Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association - 2013 Silver Award for Excellence in Residential Landscape Design and Construction.