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How to create a big impact in a small garden?

If you’ve got a smaller garden, there are ways to be able to create a bigger impact in your smaller garden.

Read on to find out how to create a bigger impact in your garden: 


Vertical over horizontal

In your garden, as there may be less space horizontally, the next option which can be beneficial is to install your garden vertically. 

Whether you're tight on space or need to create some screening to provide privacy on a patio, deck, or balcony, vertical is the way to go! Vertical gardening uses upright growth habits or containers to make the most of your growing space. It's a technique that works indoors or out! Brighten up a kitchen or bare wall indoors, and add screening and color outdoors. You also can grow a kitchen garden near your back door or make a dull exterior wall prettier. There's really no limit to what you can do when you're growing up!

Many different types of houseplants, annuals, perennials, and shrubs work well in a vertical space, so you're not limited on what plants you can use. Adding window boxes, hanging pots, or a garden structure such as a trellis or tuteur also provides additional exterior vertical growing space. And you can DIY many different kinds of planters with a few inexpensive craft or salvaged items to create your own one-of-a-kind vertical growing space.

Around your garden, install a purpose-built vertical garden and fill it with lush and leafy plants, or make your own by repurposing a hanging canvas storage organiser, filling the pockets with potting mix and planting small succulents or trailing ground cover plants.

When creating your vertical garden, other great DIY options include attaching clay pots or recycled tins to wooden pallets and hanging them on a wall, or fixing lengths of guttering onto a fence and planting them with flowers and herbs.


Make the Plants Fit

When you have a smaller garden, trimming your plants are age-old gardener’s tricks for the small spaces. Using smaller plants and trees is the perfect solution if you want a productive garden in a tiny area.

To be able to make the plants fit around your garden, you can also use Trellis Panels to be able to grow your plants and flowers around it.

Hanging Baskets

One of the more popular ways to make an impact in a smaller garden, hanging baskets have always been amazing for adding colour and greenery to patios, decks and balconies.

If you’re not a fan of the hanging baskets or if you would like a variation on the theme, try planting up recycled colanders or old upcycled teapots in your garden. With the options in your garden, you can also add a plant, a climbing vine, or set out a group of containers with plants in colours you love.

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