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May 29 / stcuser4

Landscape Ideas for Your Small Backyard Space

Landscaping is one of the ways of enhancing your home appearance and value. There are many ways of landscaping the front and backyards of your home. However, you cannot create a landscape of your wish to a smaller backyard space. You need to consider the size of the space and better choose the design that is suitable for its size. Here are some landscape ideas for your small backyard space.

  • Check the space available in your backyard and make a proper planning.
  • You can add a small pathway of any shape and style. Laying the pavers in a diagonal manner can give the illusion of spaciousness. It also provides an interesting flooring pattern.
  • You can add some trees and shrubs in the corners of your garden. Choosing perennial plants add grace to the garden and separates from the traditional garden of flower beds.
  • Adding hanging planters at your patio can make your backyard much interesting. Containers of different shapes like round and rectangular ones can be used. You can use ceramic or steel containers to enhance the aesthetics of the backyard.
  • Include a perfect seating arrangement that acts as a perfect gateway. You can add a swing or a seating created by retaining walls. You can also add a rock garden that provides a place for seating.
  • Add decorative fences if necessary. Rocks, stones, bricks and pieces of wood can serve as separations for your yards.
  • Give some space for grass and avoid adding too much furniture and plants in the backyard.
  • Use landscape lighting wherever necessary.
  • Arranging a water feature to your backyard can give a perfect finishing touch to the landscaping.

A well landscaped backyard space increases the resale value of your property.