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The design-on-the-diagonal principle works on this tiny courtyard patio, where the tile pattern appears to elongate the dimensions.

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Creating a view along the diagonal of the property creates the illusion that the space is bigger than it looks. Here, the diagonal path with steps traces a zigzag line through the garden, providing areas to linger and enjoy the wide beds and colorful plantings.

Rather than use one or two large planters, scale down the size of your pots. Several small containers can be used in a smaller space, either on the wall or on garden shelves. Pots can dry out fast in the hot summer, so water often each day. Small pots can easily freeze in winter, so protect them from the bitter cold.

Super cool ideas for smaller yards... The examples shared below are all small space gardens on a rectangular plot of land approximately 5 – 10m2 in size and illustrate how through clever landscape design and a little imagination, small space gardens can have no boundaries

front patio? Use Your House Look at the lines of your home -- it might give you the perfect spot to place a deck (and make mowing or other yard-maintenance chores easier to boot). This deck-and-pergola combination, for example, is a perfect solution for an odd space.

Today I'm sharing my small backyard deck makeover on the blog! It's been through many phases of small updates over the years and I'm loving how cozy it feels now!

I'd use brick and stone instead of wood, but this is kinda what I want for the patio in a few years.

Understated shades of orange and green create a relaxed color scheme. See more backyard inspiration:

I left one of these in WI...could kick myself. Still on the lookout for a new one. We used it to store all the little gardening stuff we had.