Take care of your garden, it will take care of you.
It is proven that taking care of your backyard, doing some maintenance and gardening have therapeutic benefits, reduce stress, tension and anxiety. This is mainly because your backyard is usually your own private space in nature and nature has a lot of amazing benefits on mental health. However, it's not always easy to maintain and to design a backyard, especially if it's a small area.
We're here to help! Here are 4 useful tips to help you design your backyard and to make it look bigger even when you think it's not possible.
Tip 1: Create Levels
Even the most disheartening small yard space can be made to look spacious and cozy
by creating various level.
Tip 2: Asymmetrical areas
Always include at least two asymmetrical areas. You will cheat the eye and create an
illusion that your backyard is larger than it actually is.
Tip 3: Horizontal fences
Horizontal fence boards will make your backyard look longer than if you install vertical
ones. Ideally, go with a fence that is at least 5 feet long.
Tip 4: Do not add, use what you have
To make your backyard look bigger, you have to free some space on the floor/ground.
Other solid areas are available, use them to create a visual harmony. The less busy is the
ground area of decoration, the bigger it will look. That's why it is important to use walls,
fences, windows and rails to include decoration to your exterior.