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Small Garden Design Ideas

The Snug
The Snug
Green Sheep CollectiveGreen Sheep Collective
Photo of a small contemporary backyard partial sun garden in Melbourne.
Alderley Courtyard
Alderley Courtyard
Define Landscape ArchitectureDefine Landscape Architecture
Sunken courtyard
This is an example of a small contemporary courtyard partial sun garden for summer in Brisbane with natural stone pavers.
Hawthorn East Courtyard
Hawthorn East Courtyard
Inspiring Landscape Solutions by Parveen DhaliwalInspiring Landscape Solutions by Parveen Dhaliwal
Night shot of the rear courtyard, as enjoyed from within the house and home office areas. 2 years of growth.
Design ideas for a small contemporary backyard full sun garden for spring in Melbourne with a garden path, natural stone pavers and a wood fence.
Traditional Garden
Traditional Garden
Landscaping SolutionsLandscaping Solutions
Inspiration for a small traditional backyard shaded formal garden in London with natural stone pavers and with raised garden bed.
Joyous Wildlife Habitat in Santa Monica
Joyous Wildlife Habitat in Santa Monica
Urban Oasis Landscape DesignUrban Oasis Landscape Design
A “Little Free Library” with a bespoke rustic bench on the outside of the wall has become a neighborhood gathering spot.
Inspiration for a small eclectic front yard full sun xeriscape for spring in Los Angeles with natural stone pavers and a stone fence.
Seattle Cozy Patio
Seattle Cozy Patio
SCJ Studio Landscape ArchitectureSCJ Studio Landscape Architecture
In Seattle's Fremont neighborhood SCJ Studio designed a new landscape to surround and set off a contemporary home by Coates Design Architects. The narrow spaces around the tall home needed structure and organization, and a thoughtful approach to layout and space programming. A concrete patio was installed with a Paloform Bento gas fire feature surrounded by lush, northwest planting. A horizontal board cedar fence provides privacy from the street and creates the cozy feeling of an outdoor room among the trees. LED low-voltage lighting by Kichler Lighting adds night-time warmth . Photography by: Miranda Estes Photography
West London Courtyard Garden
West London Courtyard Garden
Alexandra Noble Design | Gardens and LandscapesAlexandra Noble Design | Gardens and Landscapes
A private garden designed, with minimal maintenance in mind, for a newly converted flat in Ealing. It has a long taxus hedge to provide year-round interest viewable from the property as well as to act as a backdrop to a Prunus ‘Accolade’ when it is in flower and leaf. This cherry tree is positioned centrally opposite a cantilevered glass box extruding from the facade of the building.
Coan Waterfront Landscape, Camano Island, WA
Coan Waterfront Landscape, Camano Island, WA
Lankford Associates Landscape ArchitectsLankford Associates Landscape Architects
From the street, a round rock pathway leads to a small seating area next to the water with a small fire pit. Low maintenance, drought resistant and salt tolerant plantings were used in mass and clumps. This garden has become the focus of the neighborhood with many visitors stopping and enjoying what has become a neighborhood landmark. Located on the shores of Puget Sound in Washington State. Photo by R. Scott Lankford
Lawn Area
Lawn Area
Terra Ferma LandscapesTerra Ferma Landscapes
The upper lawn for the kids to play with a vegetable garden on the side
This is an example of a small contemporary backyard partial sun garden for summer in San Francisco with a vegetable garden, natural stone pavers and a wood fence.
College Crescent
College Crescent
John Davies LandscapeJohn Davies Landscape
Inspiration for a small asian garden in London.
Greenpoint Secret Garden
Greenpoint Secret Garden
Outside Space NYC Landscape DesignOutside Space NYC Landscape Design
This is an example of a small contemporary backyard full sun garden in New York with with privacy feature and decking.
Small San Francisco Back Landscape
Small San Francisco Back Landscape
Dig Your Garden Landscape DesignDig Your Garden Landscape Design
This tired, unused San Francisco backyard was transformed into a modern, low-maintenance landscape with site-appropriate plantings enhanced by raised planting beds and a lead-free artificial lawn to replace the existing water-thirsty lawn. I created two separate "rooms" to break up the long narrow yard, and specified full range blue stone for the two small patio areas, connected by a curved pattern of rectangular pavers of the same natural stone. The raised concrete rectangular planting beds were incorporated to bring more movement and interest to the landscape along with gravel bed accents alongside. Some of the existing concrete remained, and was stained with a color to compliment the natural stone. These photos were taken over a three year period. Photos: © Landscape Designer, Eileen Kelly, Dig Your Garden Landscape Design.
Rustic Creekside Backyard - Cedarburg, WI
Rustic Creekside Backyard - Cedarburg, WI
Ginkgo Leaf StudioGinkgo Leaf Studio
Stone steppers lead to an irregular lannon stone fire pit area in this creekside backyard in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Westhauser Photography
Photo of a small country backyard partial sun garden for summer in Milwaukee with a fire feature and natural stone pavers.
Stylish City Refuge
Stylish City Refuge
Hufnagel Landscape Design & Construction GroupHufnagel Landscape Design & Construction Group
Small contemporary backyard garden in New York with a container garden and natural stone pavers.
Stepping Stone Sideyard
Stepping Stone Sideyard
Plan-it Earth DesignPlan-it Earth Design
Stepping stones lead you to...
Design ideas for a small traditional backyard partial sun garden for spring in Portland with a garden path and natural stone pavers.
Beach Contemporary
Beach Contemporary
Living Gardens Landscape DesignLiving Gardens Landscape Design
Succulent wall
Small contemporary backyard garden in Orange County with a vertical garden.
Landscape Work
Landscape Work
Integrity Landscape Services LLC.Integrity Landscape Services LLC.
Photo of a small transitional backyard partial sun garden in Austin with mulch.
Finished Designs
Finished Designs
Jill Davis DesignJill Davis Design
Photo and Design by Jill Davis
This is an example of a small traditional front yard partial sun formal garden for summer in Chicago with a garden path and mulch.
Modern Zen Garden Small Space Design
Modern Zen Garden Small Space Design
Studio H Landscape ArchitectureStudio H Landscape Architecture
Photography by Studio H Landscape Architecture. Post processing by Isabella Li.
Design ideas for a small contemporary side yard partial sun xeriscape in Orange County with natural stone pavers and a garden path.
St.Margarets Garden
St.Margarets Garden
Tom Howard Garden Design and LandscapingTom Howard Garden Design and Landscaping
Small contemporary backyard partial sun garden in London.

Small Garden Design Ideas

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