Shade plants can thrive without full sun and under trees. Perennial shade plants can be grown in pots as well as in the border. (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin)
Adding pavers around a standard concrete walkway can give your entrance a little something extra. And so much less expensive than redoing the whole thing. This would look great for our front walk way when we do finally get our sidewalk poured.