1 Simple Layouts Work Better
The small the garden the simpler the design need to be to maximise your garden space. But that doesn’t mean your compact garden need to be boring.
Use bold straight line to give an elusion of space.
If your looking for a snug secret garden effect use curve lines through your garden layout. This will also soften the hard square, rectangle or L shape gardens.
Always keep in mind what you want to use the space for and make sure your design layout is practical.
2 The Gardens Functionality
Your garden space should be a place for all the family so think functionality when planing your garden design. Here just a few tips that we always tell our customers
For busy family with pets, children or north facing gardens with low light problems we recommend artificial grass. Artificial grass is hard wearing and great for all year round family fun.
If you have a small garden using zigzap effect to go between patio and garden works great to help make the overall space look more modern and interesting on the eye. By adding different material texture to your garden
Good Fencing can really make a huge different when creating an intermit outdoor living space for your family to relax or throwing dinner parties in. With a choice of well placed trees and shrubs against natural wooden lines You can turn your garden space into that Mediterranean that you long for.
3 Using Different Materials And Texture
The more texture you have in your garden the more busy it will look. However that said a well plan use of planting combine with strong architecture lines can really make a space truly stunning.
Our tips to getting the most out of this is to stick to just a handful of texture and either run them between functional elements of the garden or zone the spaces of your garden.
If you want to create unique space within your out door living space you can always tiering the garden into different levels. This can really help give each space is own visible boundary without the need to keep putting fencing or walls. Another advance of doing this is you will be able to take in the entire gardening from one end to the other make the space seem ever so most stunning.
Remember lighting also play a big roll if you plan in using your garden in the evenings. The are so many different type of lights you can get for a garden these days that careful planning of garden light can really bring out texture and set the mood for evening meal alfresho.
4 Planting Tips
Planting is an essential component to most gardens especially when your garden space is limited. Trying to get the maximum useable outdoor living space sometime feel like your urban paradise seem more concrete than back to nature. Below are a few tips to help you get the balance back in your garden.
If you have a square or very narrow garden space you can soften the boundary lines by using curve or wavy planting beds which will break up the hard lines create a sense harmony and balance between urban and nature.
Bear brick wall can look amazing if you break up the hardness of the wall with a few well position large potted shrubs or vines. If your looking for a modern feel to your garden slatted wood mount to the wall can add interest to dining or lounging areas when partnered with shrubs.
5 Garden Furniture
Don’t leave your garden furniture as an after thought. A well place table and chairs, set in the grounds of a lovely garden can be a very special place to relax or entertain in.
Feature like outdoor heats and canopy can really be practical additional to your outdoor living space while careful planing of these features and make sure they don’t spoil the lines of your gardens serenity.
With enough plan you can also design your garden walls to have seated areas in so you can surround yourself with nature when you really need to get away from the work. Using soft cushions also make great practical sense when on a budget.