Having a beautiful yard surrounding your house is everyone’s dream. With stunning scenery, it can bring cheerful and lively atmosphere to the house and its owner as well. There are million people spend a lot of their money only to create a dream-like landscape. However, it’s not that easy for those who only have a small yard to begin with. Here are several creative ways of small yard landscaping that you can try on your own!
Know Your Limit!
Firstly, you have to know very well how large your yard is. No doubt that when you’re excited over decorating your own yard, tons of creative inspiration will popped up inside your mind. You might ended up wanting to add wooden chair, planting decorative plants that you liked, and many more. However, being extremely creative also no good. Having an overly crowded small yard doesn’t sounds interesting at all. So, it’s important to know beforehand your very own “limitation of being creative”. Such as how many plants you think can fit within the site without making it being too “crowded”, or what kind of beautiful accessories you can add which consume not much space.
After knowing well your limitation, it’s time for landscaping! Every professional who created stunning yards always have landscape planning in the process. Without landscaping, you won’t focus on what to do and getting too overwhelmed by your personal desire when decorating the yard. There are many things you should consider, especially in term of yard size and its capacity, the yard’s theme, its function for you as the owner, etc.
Choosing the Right Plants
In a small yard case, it’s common to just choosing dwarf plants. There are millions of them which has beautiful, stunning or even cute impressions when being looked at. Cacti and small flowers are most common preference for people.
The way you arranging all the plants and decorative furniture can have a great impact on the looked. For plants, succulent wall art, vertical gardening, small scale of mini garden inside a pot, and hanging the plants on the wall or ceiling are perfect choices for a small yard. You also have to divide your yard into several multifunction space in order to make the size feels larger. Those multifunctional space can be about garden space, gardening storage, tea time and relax space, and so on according to your own creativity.