18 Feb 2021

8 Ways You Can Create A Beautiful Garden In A Small Space

Have a small space in your home? A garden is a great way to use up space and give your home a significant facelift.

However, it is important to do it right. If you want to create a beautiful garden in your home, you need flexible and versatile materials to manage the small space you have.

Garden decking has always been a common garden beautification method. As you are working with a little space for your garden, one of the best products you can use is composite wood. 

You can use composite wood decking to create a beautiful outdoor living space like your garden and can also be personalised to your taste.

Compared to paved garden spaces, it has a softer and warmer design which will inject life into your garden.

When creating a beautiful garden out of a small space, the flooring design and shape are important to how much space you can manage.

Here, we will comprehensively run through ideas you can use to create a beautiful garden regardless of the small space you have to work with.

Know your Garden Size and Plan for it

When you want to create a unique space, you must create a plan, you can work with especially considering the size. We know you are working with a small space, but you can also create a garden that can take more than your family.

You could still use your small garden space to entertain guests or relax and lounging in the sun. 

One of the best ways you can manage space is to consider shapeshifting your garden floor. You can create a decking that is shaped differently from the conventional square or rectangle.

Consider octagonal and hexagonal decks. Although the small space may not be exactly octagonal or hexagonal, mix things up by incorporating cut-out areas within the deck that you can dedicate to flower beds and the likes.

Keep Design Simple

Prioritise simplicity in your design. As you do not have the luxury of face, ensure your design is not overly elaborate. However, simplicity does not equate to boring, and you can still create magic.

Ground Level Decking

As you are working with a small space, ground-level composite decking is the simplest decking design to build and install.

You can use ground-level decking to create a small yet natural multi-purpose garden. Using composite wood decking also guarantees your deck will be splinter-free and slip-proof.

Be Creative with Patterns

The scope for your garden deck patterns can go beyond the conventional simple lines and stripes, and you can feel free to throw the compass out and take your garden deck design to new heights.
There is no particular rule that states how decking patterns should be. From transition boards, herringbone patterns, picture framing and chevron styles, you can expand your horizons and think outside the box.

Choose the Right Plantings

What’s a garden without flowers, trees, and shrubs? As important as they are, ensure you select the right ones.

Some of the things you should note when selecting plantings are:
•    Choose the plants you know their mature size. This helps you give the right spaces between plants when planting. 
•    Site tall plants of more than 30 inches at least 2 feet back from the edge of your garden decking boards or pathway.
•    How often will you need to weed the plants you select, and are you capable?

Create an Entertainment Scenery

Your garden can also be an ideal place to entertain guests, especially during the summer. With composite decking, you get added strength to create and add spaces for barbecues and entertaining guests.
Outdoor heating and well-placed lighting can also add to the entertainment scenery. You can use multi-level decking to create the right spaces, no matter how small what you have to work with is.

Multi-Level Decking

Contrary to popular opinion that a multi-level decking can only work with a large, tiered garden space, you can effectively use up your small space by splitting your decking into zones.
Creating a raised deck is the ideal way to transition from one space to another. Incorporating steps into your garden deck design is a fantastic way to make it look visually stunning and make the most of the small space you have.

Include Additional Features 

Details like the fountains, planters, fireplaces, and LED lights also ensure you make the most of your garden space. Also, consider in-deck lights which are placed within the deck’s surfaces.
A water feature like a burbling urn, sconces, or a patio fountain kit can also give you a beautiful garden that will make your small space look bigger.

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