5 Great Ideas For A Small Outdoor Space
Contrary to popular belief, not everyone searches for a house to buy that has a huge garden. A garden space takes an awful lot of work to maintain, and while it’s a nice idea to imagine a piece of land attached to the back of your home that is all yours, it’s not always possible to keep up with it. You may well have dreams of a smaller outdoor space, and it’s these spaces that need the most done to them sometimes. You have to get creative with the amount of space that you have so that you can enjoy it properly. Even if the outdoor space that you have is tiny, you can still give it a personality – including adding the right garden furniture.
So, if you want to make the most of your outdoor space without cramping the style of your guests, you need to think carefully how you want to use the space in the first place. You can read this article about how to Create Your Own Paradise Garden for some excellent tips for your garden. We’ve got five great ways that you can make the most of your garden – no matter how small it is.
Colour schemes are so important for your garden, but even more so if the garden in question is a tiny one. Using accessories like outdoor chair covers and cushions to colour match to the scheme of your choice is going to help you to really ensure that the space isn’t too overwhelmed by décor.
You can furnish a tiny garden as well as you can a large area. Heading to the store to get foldable chairs and collapsible tables can mean that you can store some of your outdoor seating in the garage when not in use, creating more space than you had.
Going vertical with your garden and planting up the walls instead of adding pot plants on the floor around the edges is going to make your space maximised the way that you want it to be. Fastening the potted plants that you love to the walls and the fence instead will open up the space and you can keep it looking beautiful.
Make use of the space between your house and your neighbour’s if there is one. A little landscaping and some well-placed furniture can really make the area open up and look beautiful. Don’t be afraid to add some colour, either.
Bring a little of the seaside to your house with a fountain placed strategically outside. It doesn’t have to be a huge one, but enough of one that you get that ‘on the beach’ feeling of total serenity when you listen to the water pouring down.
Your garden doesn’t have to be a sweeping green space banked with sprays of flowers and inclusive of a duck pond, but it does have to make you happy and be beautiful. Just get your creative juices flowing and make it an area that you can be proud of.