How big is your backyard? If your yard is on the smaller side, you are probably limited in some of the things you can do in terms of landscaping. However, the good news is there are all sorts of tricks you pull out to maximize the space you do have! That being said, here are five great ways you can make your backyard look bigger!
If you are limited in terms of backyard space, you may just have to build/landscape upwards! By doing so, it should add depth to your yard. Vertical gardening is a great way to plant all sorts of herbs, vines, and vegetables! You may want to consider building areas to divide up space in your yard. For example, you could have one level for a kitchen and dining area and maybe a sunken level for a fire pit! Your yard may have more potential than you realize!
There are all sorts of things that are trending in landscaping design this year. This list includes fire pits, dining areas, and water features. A beautiful water feature can add a beautiful dimension to your property. The earthy appearance of a water feature will make your yard look and feel more spacious. Fountains are slowly gaining popularity for backyard design. You may also want to consider a koi pond or a stunning waterfall!
A fence can be a great addition to your property. It can provide your home and with security, privacy, and curb appeal. However, a fence may make your yard appear smaller because it won’t make the area look open and spacious. A better route to take would be opting for a transparent privacy screen.
Trees and Shrubs
There are a variety of trees that you can plant that won’t eat up a lot of your outdoor space. You are best off choosing tall and skinny trees like evergreens. You may also want to consider shrubs to provide your yard with another layer of earthiness. A lush backyard should help make your yard appear to be bigger.
All of Your Landscaping Needs from Pinehurst Landscape Company
Pinehurst Landscape Company provides professional landscaping design for you throughout the year. We have over 50 years of experience in the landscape design field and we are experts in making functional, beautiful, and environmentally friendly yards. Our designers work with you one on one to make sure you end up with a finished product that you love. Visit us online or give us a call at (410) 592-6766 for more information. To see examples of our work, be sure to follow us on Houzz, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, and LinkedIn.