Do you wonder what to do with the patios and gardens? Even if you don’t have much outdoor space, there are a lot of things you can do to get the most out of it. We have a lot of great design ideas to make the most of your space.
To get the most out of patios, one of the best ideas is planting in pots. Besides being a decorative factor, will make the plant doesn’t grow too much and you can move it easily. If your property is rented, the plants in containers will make it possible to take them with you since it isn’t necessary to dig the garden.
Banks or seats
An excellent idea to take advantage of the little space of your garden is to place a bench or seat, surrounded by flower beds or large pots with leafy plants. The idea is that the plants cover the walls or dividing fences of the garden, that way you will have the illusion of being in the middle of a forest or jungle.
The curves or diagonals give the illusion of a larger space. This is one of the tricks most used by garden designers. By breaking the geometry and right angles, the notion of the dimension of space is lost a little. Take advantage of this idea, as in the images below.
The optical effect of the mirrors to enlarge the spaces is well known, then why not use this resource in the garden. The mirror will look like a door or window open onto another garden, which will give you a sense of spectacular open space. You can use old, cheap mirrors, you don’t have to spend a lot of money.
The paths surrounded by vegetation often give a sense of space, because you are “breaking” the real limits of the garden. You can use wood, tiles or stones.
Patios and gardens with pool
If you want to add a pool and you have little space, these images can help you achieve a garden with well-defined and very functional areas.
A small pool can be more than enough to relax the elderly or fun for the little ones.
Small decorated patios
They can be decorated in many ways and using various elements, such as stones, wood, tiles, large pots. In the following image, for example, wood and square stones have been used, with a small fountain in the center, achieving a space of great peace and freshness.
Large vertical pots can help us add many colorful plants and flowers, without needing much surface on the ground.
You can hang lamps from a tree or bush.
And of course, colorful cushions and beautiful prints are another resource very used, effective and very economical.
A central area to build a fire can be a very nice decorative element to enjoy at night.
The use of different levels can be another way to make a garden look bigger than it is, as well as being much more interesting.
Patios With stones
The stones are another resource that you can use to define and separate areas within the garden, in addition, they allow the soil to absorb water from the rain.
This type of gardens, where wood is mixed with stone, often give a very relaxing feeling.
The stones also require no maintenance.
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