Organizing a garden in the best of circumstances can be a complicated task, and if your garden space is smaller than optimal, it can be even more of a complication. However, there are various tricks that you can deploy to get around this problem while combining aesthetics with functionality. If you want to emphasize the great outdoors even in a small and self-contained outdoor area, you will have to strategically deploy some garden décor as well as elements of greenery in a manner that allows you to use this space for your expected purposes. With these considerations in mind, here is a guide on how to organize your small garden space.
Assess the available space
Before launching any projects, you will first need to examine the available space and confirm what you will need in alignment with your goals. Do you want to use this outdoor area to entertain guests, or do you want to make it a friendly green oasis for your home? Whichever of these purposes you have, you can outfit and accessorize the space once you size it up properly. For this, you will need to measure the area so that you can figure out what the space can accommodate comfortably. For instance, if you have plans to place a comfortable sofa, you will need to know the exact measurements that would allow these seating arrangements to be arranged in your outdoor area without cramping it up. Additionally, an assessment will also tell you whether there are elements that you need to get rid of or conceal for aesthetic purposes. For instance, if the wrought iron railing in your patio needs an upgrade, you can consider powder coating it.
As an effective if simple method of making sure that each element blends in to the theme and style of your small garden space, powder coating can be accompanied by other painting options as well.
Minimize the boundaries
If you have fences and railings around your garden space, these might be taking up more room than is preferable in your already small garden. What you can do in this case is to ensure that you soften or disguise these elements so that it appears as if you have more space for the actual garden. In order to minimize problems of space, you can first get rid of the clutter that is there in the form of garden equipment. Then, you can either grow luxurious vines on your railings, or even use shrubbery or potted plants as a boundary instead.