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Great idea for a patio in a backyard with limited shade and space to garden. A covered patio with windowbox container garden as a creative use of backyard space and landscaping idea for vertical space.

Shed Garden

Old crates mounted to wall, and on brackets for garden display. Like the flower boxes above the crates too. Terrain at Styer's - Glen Mills, PA

Building a Greenhouse: plans for this 6x8 greenhouse cost only $150 including the hardware!

Bepa's Garden: Building a Greenhouse. You can also get his free plans for cold frames, mini green houses, and other garden stuff.

Small rooftop garden. Pinned to Garden Design - Rooftop Gardens by Darin Bradbury.

Pinned to Garden Design – Rooftop Gardens by Darin Bradbury. Pinned to Garden Design – Rooftop Gardens by Darin Bradbury.

chalkboard paint can be used to make a wonderful variety of projects and gifts.Get some framing materials and paint on a wall for a a great kids room decor. Paint any wood shapes and add a magnet for a fridge note board...you imagine it...you can do it!

chalkboard paint on a plant pot.like the idea of something like this out the front of the house with the house number on - matching grey paint to the front door?

stone wall

Gallery of Can Manuel d’en Corda / Marià Castelló + Daniel Redolat - 4

Can Manuel d’en Corda is a contemporary remodel and extension of a traditional stone wall house by Marià Castelló Martínez, on Formentera Island, Spain.

black wall

The simplest way to make a small deck stand out? Keeping it simple with navy paint and bold wood elements. The picnic table and cushion-laden benches transform this backyard into a little urban sanctuary.

Trellis, pergola, they all stem from the same architectural idea.  If you have a sunroom and still have space to build from it, this is a smooth transition from it to the yard.

Here are some great ideas for outdoor decks and patios. From pergolas, to mahogany decking, these outdoor spaces are great for inspiration.

Deck

Front-yard entry deck - Instead of stairs, a three-level deck steps up to the front door of this raised post-and-pier-house on the island of Oahu. Tropical accessories on the deck and throughout the garden turned this entry into a personal paradise.

deck

Backyard deck with built in planters and steps to lower level. Great use of space if you have a sloped yard.

outdoor rock rug

Not sure if this is art, craft, or gardening. Pebble mosaic "carpet" is beautiful. For this pebble-mosaic patio, the author modified a classic Persian carpet design to represent the creation of the universe.

A fence the dogs can't dig under!  love the mixing of wood and concrete. also the monochromatic and simple foliage.

i like this fence and retaining wall! landscaping - Low lying plants - for next to front walkway - modern landscape by debora carl landscape design

Create an outdoor reading nook.         If you’re lucky enough to have an outdoor living space, there are so many cr

Ways to make tent (DIY tent). Make play tent for kids in 15 different ways with tutorial to help you make. Great reading space for kids in summer and indoor-- and outdoor sex .

Deck

Raise the deck, so you can put good planter boxes at the side, and have perennials or trees growing through them. Notice the lightning in the deck.

Small landscaped backyard : various levels define areas

The Art of Landscaping a Small Yard

Another popular strategy for landscaping a small yard involves dividing it into sections and designing each of them with care. For example, the yard below from Growsgreen Landscape Design features patio space, deck space and a brick-framed green