Landscaping Ideas For Small Areas 2017-07-05T11:24:20+00:00

Landscaping Ideas For Small Areas

Conventionally, you only ever see landscaping in large open areas of the property that need to be dressed up. It has become commonplace for those with smaller spaces to believe as though they cannot have the garden or landscaping features that they really want, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, there are several cheap solutions that you can employ right away that can make your small space pop.


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Cheap Landscaping Materials

You might not need to head out and drop hundreds of dollars on new landscape materials, especially if you can repurpose or reuse things that you might already have. Sure, this plays a little on your craftiness and creativity, but it can save you a lot of money in the end without sacrificing the functionality of the garden in the process.




Local Trees and Shrubbery

You will find that choosing local trees and shrubs can save you a great deal of time and money. Magazines and websites tend to push you towards expensive options that are not acclimated to the weather in the area you live. Therefore, you spend a great deal of time (and money) babysitting these trees or shrubs to keep them healthy. Local options are already growing easily in the current climate, and require little maintenance to thrive.


Create A Small Pond

You might not think that a pond is possible in your small space, but this is not the case. There are many options for the tiny pond, and it is easy to build. From the store, you can get a pump, plastic pond liner, and the necessary tubing. You can find many cute decorations and even fish for your pond at the same supply store in most cases.


Old Aged Furniture Accentuations

Distressed or retired furniture can be a great accentuation to your little garden you are building. Look around your storage areas like the basement and garage and you are sure to dig up some goodies. Something as simple as a tiny coffee table set can really make your little garden stand out.


Ground Covers

Flowering ground covers are often an essential component to a functional and attractive garden space. The usual concern is the time of year that you will have to plant these covers (and the type that you choose will impact this). Consult with the local gardening expert at a nursery or a neighborhood green thumb to find out the best time of year to try and plant your flowering ground covers.


Hiring A Professional

While there is undoubtedly a trend in doing things yourself for landscaping, this isn’t always practical when you have no idea how to transform your small area into a functional garden. A professional landscaper in Sydney can give you ideas, suggestions, and even complete the project to bring your vision to life. You might find the cost to be fairly reasonable as well, considering that there is a lot less area to work on.


The bottom line is this: you don’t have to spend a fortune to have the garden area that you have always wanted. Even with a small, limited space, you can employ some of these cheaper solutions to get your project going as early as today. Click here for more landscaping ideas.