Here's a photo of our side garden. The back garden is mostly rows of greens but the side was where some of the more unusual veggies got plante3d along with some flowers.
The arbor covered with a vine (center of the photo) is Malabar (climbing) Spinach, a tropical vegetable from India. It grows like mad and tastes like spinach but more substantial. It's great in salads but being a tropical vine, it got killed by the frost. I'll plant it again next year.