7 small pocket backyards idea - Los Angeles efficiency & small lots gardening
June 28, 2017
Pocket backyards are common in suburban communities and inner city lots, however there are many things you can do to make the most out of your tiny yard space. Here are 30 awesome ideas that will transform your backyard into a comfortable, functional and impressive space for outdoor entertaining.
1. Trim Trees
When shopping for your shrubbery, be savvy and select upward growing trees. Green giant arborvitae, magnolia, cherry, maples, Persian Ironwood, and even bamboos can attractively line up your backyard, give you shade, and provide fresh air without taking a lot of space.
2. Murphy Picnic Set
Enjoy meals al fresco with a hideaway picnic set that you can fold up when not in use.
3. Side Gardening
Line your fencing with side gardens and leave the centre of your yard open. This format will create the illusion of space.
4. A White Backyard
Light colors give the illusion of space. White walls, furniture, and light hued plants create a cool and airy backyard.
5.The Skinny Pool
Who says swimming pools are limited to large backyards? A narrow lap pool is a great addition to a small backyard.
6. Mosaic Pathway
Introduce colors and shape into your backyard with a detailed mosaic pathway.
7. A Grassy
Segment a portion of the yard to use artificial turf to patch of grass to relax on.