Gardening in small spaces

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Gardening in Small Spaces

ISBN 1-56158-580-7
Softcover, 8-1/2 x 11 in., 160 pages, with color photos and drawings

America’s best gardeners share their secrets for designing beautiful gardens in small areas

Gardening in a small space has its challenges, but with little imagination and a few design tricks, any homeowner can create a beautiful garden. In Gardening in Small Spaces, the experts from Fine Gardening magazine offer practical advice and innovative ideas for creating wonderful gardens out of small areas. More than 15 talented designers will help you design a garden that suits your home and lifestyle, no matter what the size of your yard. Even the smallest urban lot can be transformed into a place of beauty, privacy, and comfort.

Discover how to:

  • make a small garden feel larger
  • design your garden as an extension of your home
  • choose plants appropriate for small gardens
  • create comfortable garden rooms
  • make your garden feel like a private haven
  • create an inviting front yard landscape


Table of Contents


PART 1: Design Strategies
Clever Strategies for Designing Small Spaces
Expansive Solutions for Small Gardens
Reshaping Small Spaces
Garden Rooms
Pruning for a View

PART 2: Creating Privacy
A Courtyard Garden Makes a Private Haven
City Lot, Pastoral Paradise
Hang, Stack, Trellis
Plants Enclose an In-Town Lot
From Tiny Yard to Private Paradise

PART 3: Compelling Garden Spaces
Front-Yard Gardens Make a Strong First Impression
A Front-Yard Retreat
Extend Your Living Space with a Patio Garden
A Cozy Sitting Garden
An Intimate Garden for Entertaining
A Miniature Mountain Landscape
A Courtyard Garden
A Classic Courtyard



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