The arrangement of a small garden is often a matter of organization and optimization of space. By playing with the effects of perspectives, materials and colors, you can transform a lost outdoor space into a little piece of plant paradise.
A few tips will make your small garden appear larger. There are, in fact, techniques accessible to all to visually enlarge a space …
A plain and clear material for the floor will enlarge the space, it should always be installed facing the main light source. Clear slabs, white gravel, well-driven pebbles can add depth to the scene.
The paths always directed towards the most distant point, accentuate the impression of length, by playing on the height of the plants which border it, from the smallest to the largest towards the bottom, you will create depth. To delimit them, avoid barriers and other rough wooden gates that cut the decor in half and give the impression of being crushed.
On the other hand, if you love wood and can afford it, an exotic hardwood floor will make the space appear larger if you orient the slats towards the light. Over time, it will take on a beautiful, trendy silver hue.
White is your ally, don’t hesitate to use it on walls too, it reflects light and opens up spaces, try to keep the color cohesive between the floor and the walls. The plants and the pottery will bring the necessary colored touches thereafter.
The wall at the back of the garden can also be covered with a large mirror over its entire height; trick that will virtually double the surface of the garden.
Carefully arranged furniture
The garden furniture can help to create a perspective effect, a bench along one wall give an impression of length.
A wall angle can be masonry to include small benches to lose as little space as possible, a clear table, arranged lengthwise will complete this relaxation area which remains essential.