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Landscape Garden Ideas for a Small Space

Landscape Garden Ideas for a Small Space

You don’t need a huge space to create a beautiful garden. Small gardens have a number of great benefits, including the fact that they are nice and easy to maintain!

A small garden can still provide plenty of room for creativity and hopefully, with the help of our ideas below, we can inspire you to create a perfect little space to escape to.

  1. Add some low border walls, using bricks or railway sleepers. These will not only look great around a flower bed, but they will also act as an attractive seating area.
  2. If you don’t have enough room for grass or flower beds, you can still add greenery and colour using a number of potted plants. These are also ideal if you fancy moving things around later on.
  3. Utilise your fence by adding trellises and climbing plants. These are a great space saving solution, because they encourage plants to grow higher up and away from the ground.
  4. An attractive fence can also help to add some style and transform a small space. A simple, open pale fence works well in a smaller garden, because the gaps between the slats provide the illusion of extra space.
  5. Try combining materials such as decking and patio slabs for a contemporary look and don’t be afraid to add larger items, such as water features or sculptures to create an effective focal point.
  6. If you don't have room in your garden for a shed, there are smaller storage options available, such as a garden chest, which still hold a surprising amount of equipment.

So as you can see, by carefully planning your landscaping, you can really make the most of a small space and create a stunning garden to enjoy at any time of year.