Small Yard? No Problem! 5 Ways You Can Make a Small Yard Look Great
Are you putting off the task of landscaping your yard because it's a small space? Maybe you think it isn't worth it to invest the time and money to refurbish and transform your yard because you feel your options will be limited and it's harder to make a modest yard look as great as a large one. Rockland Landscaping Supplies definitely disagrees with this notion. We say make your yard feel like a room in your home and it takes the focus away from being "small" to being a cozy and intimate space.
Use Retaining Walls to Create Tiers
A yard that is landscaped to have multiple tiered levels can create the illusion that it is larger than it actually is, it tricks the eye. This method creates more vertical space and you can use this to your advantage. On one tier you could have a garden, on another tier you could place a patio with seating.
Use Deck Tiles
If you love the idea of a seating area in your yard where your family can have meals and lounge together, don't think you cant accomplish this because you have limited space and you can't build a deck. The solution: you can use stone or wooden deck tiles to create a small patio that is in better proportion to your yard size.
Use Hardscapes as Seating
Another option to create areas to laze around by making your hardscape pull double duty by designing it to function as seating or outdoor counter space. You can build seating into your retaining walls and use cushions to make it comfortable. Your hardscape can even be made into a countertop if you do a lot of grilling outside during the Summer months.
Use the Sides of the House
Many homeowners forget the sides of your yard that function as a walkway from the front of the house to the backyard can also become homes for small trees, flower beds or planters. This area is still a place that should be used to its fullest possibilities. This is where a professional landscaping supplier such as Rockland can really shine with giving advice on how to utilize this limited area.
Use Vertical Space
When you have a small yard, every inch of space counts. This is when it becomes especially important to use the vertical space. Places such as fences, columns, and tree trunks can become stunning vertical flower or herb gardens. You can also plan to stack your planters vertically to take up less space. The key here is to get creative and design your garden in a way that will save space and be aesthetically pleasing.
Rockland Landscaping Supplies can help you make your small yard the envy of the neighbourhood. Call us at (780) 239-7625 or send us an e-mail at email@example.com and we can consult with you to make a plan and complete the work on your outdoor space.