Having small space for your dream garden is possible to do. All you need is a creativity to use every inch of the space. Plants can be sprout up anywhere and you can also use an unexpected use of materials and plantings. We round up eight small gardens, from a minimalist rooftop gathering spot to a verdant alley, to admire—or inspire—your next outdoor project. This article is certainly prove that what petite plots lack in size they can more than make up for in style.
1. Serene Patio Garden
This patio garden is bordered by a privacy wall of greenery, and the stone architecture delineates a casual eating area by Reed Hilderbrand.
2. Small Garden in New York
This 180-square-foot New York pied-à-terre’s key was flexibility. The designer add a built-in seating for small and large groups and low-maintenance shrubs to add color to this garden that consist of minimalist material palette.
3. Small Spot Garden
This small garden is a multi-functional entertaining space for a young couple. The shed doubles as an office, while the grounds are filled with abundant citrus trees, drought-tolerant California natives, and grasses, as well as two vegetable beds.
4. Urban Green
This is a great small garden for your terrace; boxwood and dwarf evergreens mix with perennials, such as lavender and sage, as well as flowering annuals and tropical plants, including lantana, bougainvillea, petunia, and African daisies.
5. Minimalist Garden
The sculptural potted shrubbery in this minimalist garden that designed by Hendy Curzon Designs Limited provides textural contrast to the sleek lines of the garden’s stone tile, paneled wood and neatly manicured grass area.
6. Peaceful Sanctuary of Back Patio
The nine-foot-wide space serves as an extension to the baby nursery, Whitney Leigh Morris, the owner of the house, built out of her closet, thanks to a rocking chair, lanterns, and outdoor rugs.
7. City Residence’s Garden
This garden is designed by Andrew Grossman for a city residence in Providence, Rhode Island. This is a casual dining area with a pea-gravel patio and surrounded it with stately boxwood hedges, hydrangeas, roses, and perennials to achieve the feel of a secret garden .
8. Evergreen Foliage
This garden is consist of a stone wall covered in climbing ivy boughs forms a classical backdrop for a petite seating nook. The brilliant-blue door and an ornate metal settee add contrast to the monochromatic palette of evergreen foliage.