With a little design know-how even the smallest back lawn, the most petite of patios, or the tiniest of balconies can become an enjoyable place in which to spend time. Trick the eye with a color scheme or clever use of lighting, make a feature of foliage, or simply adorn the small space with inviting accessories. Look no further, we have all the small garden ideas you need. The following examples will help you a bit with the design.
Being surrounded by fresh greenery and florals improves our physical, emotional and mental well-being — which means houseplants and outdoor gardens are the key to making your house feel like a home, both indoors and out. There are a ton of affordable ways to reinvent your small outdoor space, whether you’re hoping to grow fruits, vegetables and herbs, or stick with simple perennial flowers, bushes and ground cover plants.
Even in very small garden areas, a little creativity and a couple clever design hacks can go a long way. As you browse these inspiring and colorful outdoor photos, you’ll find a ton of garden projects fit for balconies, courtyards, backyards and more. For modern small spaces, you’ll want to find affordable patio furniture to elevate your backyard design.
A few of the genius ideas: plant a tiny floral patch in the backyard, set up a DIY vertical garden, build a raised garden bed or hang fresh herbs from a wooden palette.
You’ll also discover tips for growing beautiful evergreen shrubs, trailing plants and the best trees for small yards. Keep scrolling and you may even decide to assemble your own backyard pond, outdoor living wall or bubble fountain.