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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!
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.
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!
3) Light it Up
Take advantage of natural lighting and use solar lighting to highlight tiers, features and plants.
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.
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.
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.
7) Create a Flow Through your Doors
If your space is really tiny, make your yard and your home feel bigger by creating a flow between your indoor and outdoor living.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
13) Use Shapes to Create Interest
Work with angles and shapes to create features and focal points in your space.
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.
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.
16) Go Green!
Greenery opens up a space and makes you feel like you are in your own little oasis.
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.
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.
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.
20) Make a Statement
It may be small but it can still take your breath away!
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