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14 small gardens that'll inspire you to improve yours

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton
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Need some gardening expertise? Well, don't get carried away and call in a professional until you've seen these beautiful small gardens that we've brought together to show you today.

Stunning, compact and bursting with inspiration for your petite patch of land, we think you'll be impressed by what other people have created. Grab your watering can and gloves, we're diving in!

1. Pebbles make a perfect edging material and keep everything contained and neat

2. Dark shingle is far more dramatic than standard paler tones

3. Even steps can become a pretty garden space with some well chosen potted blooms

mediterranean Garden by Gärten für Auge und Seele
Gärten für Auge und Seele

Treppe in den hinteren Garten

Gärten für Auge und Seele

4. A Zen garden works well in a small space as it needs to be ordered and precise

5. Small space? Big deal! This cute corner display is more than enough to make guests envious

6. An integrated patio bed makes for a superb small floral display when space is tight

7. How eclectic do you feel? What about making a rockery out of your small garden?

8. For a low-maintenance small garden, water and stepping stones are amazing!

9. If your garden is actually just a balcony, fear not! Some colourful accessories and bustling pots are just the ticket

10. Shrubs that offer dense ground cover are great for making a small space look thick and vibrant

11. If you can't build out in a small garden, how about going up your walls? The multi-level approach looks fab

12. When space is an issue, play with colour to create a stunning display instead

13. Your corners are invaluable if you're dealing with a small garden. This project is incredibly inspiring!

14. Small it might be, but this garden is no less impactful for lack of square metres

modern Garden by Vivero Sofia
Vivero Sofia

Jardin con laja y corteza de pino

Vivero Sofia

For more garden inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: 17 Ways To Have A Lovely Garden (And Not Die Trying).

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