Please help me with my yard, if you can call it that. It is about 20 feet by 7 feet, and is need of some serious landscaping design. The concrete patio takes up about half of it (though I wouldn't be adverse to ripping that up!) I live in Oregon, USDA Hardiness Zone 7 and Sunset Western Climate Zone 6.
From the inside of my house, here is looking to the left:
Here is the right:
Here is the view from the far left of my yard to the other end:
Here is my neighbor's house directly 7 feet behind me (the patio and thuja trees seperate us) that I want to block as much as possible: