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Landscaping

20 small garden solutions to get the most from your space

26 April 2020

Don't discount your small garden! Good things come in small packages. You can have a stunning garden even if you only have a small space to work with. Check out these stunning garden solutions that will help you get the most out of your space!

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1) Multiple Uses

Create built in seating and garden beds. Even create garden beds built into your seating! Ponder ways you can use spaces in different ways.

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2) Create Layers

Having layers in your outdoor space draws your eye and makes your space feel bigger. It also gives you more room to work with!

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3) Light it Up

Take advantage of natural lighting and use solar lighting to highlight tiers, features and plants.

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4) Vertical Gardens

Save yourself on floor space with a vertical garden! It will also create a boundary that will make your yard feel bigger.

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5) Spruce up your Fencing

Your fencing on a small yard can make you feel even more boxed in, spruce it up with plants or panels and create feature fencing.

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6) Work with Screens

Natural screens or feature panelling again draws your eye away from focusing on the size of the space and creates the illusion of more room.

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7) Create a Flow Through your Doors

If your space is really tiny, make your yard and your h‚Äčome feel bigger by creating a flow between your indoor and outdoor living.

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8) Make Full Use of your Property

Use your sideways to create more practical outdoor living spaces. Use tiers and natural screening to make the space feel bigger.

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9) Use a Mirror!

This clever trick is not only a stunning feature for your yard but it instantly creates the feel of a bigger space.

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10) Work with your Space

If you have a stunning tree in your little yard, use it to create a swing or place to relax.

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11) Create a Nook

If you already have a busy little garden, use the space to create a getaway nook! You'll feel like you're in paradise!

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12) Colour, Contrast and Texture

Colour, contrast and texture are a feast for your eyes and can transform your small space into a work of art.

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13) Use Shapes to Create Interest

Work with angles and shapes to create features and focal points in your space.

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14) Go Up!

You might not have much to work with in terms of space, but you've doubled your area if you go up! Use the space above you to create features.

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15) Get Creative

This tiny space has come to life with the use of colour, contrast and texture. The hanging chair creates a mini getaway feeling.

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16) Go Green!

Greenery opens up a space and makes you feel like you are in your own little oasis.

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17) Make it Practical

You might not have a lot to work with but if the spaces you have created are practical, you will get the most out of your yard.

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18) Make it Cosy

You might not want to open up your space, instead opt for creating a cosy nook for you to snuggle up in.

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19) Think Outside the Box

Think beyond the everyday landscaping you see. Design your own feature ideas and use the help of a landscaper to create it for you.

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20) Make a Statement

It may be small but it can still take your breath away!


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