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50+ ideas for small garden design

If you have a small garden, you don't have to sacrifice on style or features. With the right design ideas, you can make the most of your outdoor space and create an oasis in even the smallest of backyards or inner city courtyards.


From making use of vertical space to using lighting to create atmosphere, there are many ways to make a small garden look bigger and more inviting. Read on for some creative small garden design ideas that will transform your outdoor space into a tranquil retreat.


3. Using the vertical space in a small garden



In the modern world, space matters. Whether you are living in a city or have a backyard or courtyard, vertical space can help make the most of your garden. With careful design and features, you can create a unique outdoor experience that will be the envy of your neighbours.


Vertical space in gardens can be used to add height and dimension to your garden. From trellises and planters to using walls and arbors, you can use vertical features to create interesting focal points in your garden.


You can also use lighting fixtures to add depth and texture to your outdoor space. With careful design, you can make the most of even small spaces by creating an inviting environment for both yourself and your guests.


This is a larger roof terrace designed by Templeman Harrison. The design is a mix of planted beds, decked informal and formal seating areas and a lounging area. Wood used: cedar.



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