Small Garden Design Ideas

You don’t have to have an expansive backyard to enjoy all of the benefits of having a garden. Even those with limited outdoor space can make use of these garden plans that utilize container plants and a variety of materials underfoot. Patio improvements make your house more welcoming to guests and more appealing to potential buyers—a win-win!

Here are some great ideas for small gardens that will fit into a petite backyard or on a patio.

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Create an outdoor room

Turn a tiny patio into a gorgeous outdoor room by adding a freestanding pergola. Here, a small wooden pergola was constructed over a gravel patio and enhanced with a teak seating arrangement. The pergola creates a sense of enclosure and makes the patio seem a lot larger than it actually is.