Amazing Home Makeovers
5 Easy Ways to Spruce Up a Small Garden
Use these tips from the experts to upgrade your pint-sized lot to an outdoor retreat.
Extend your living space into the garden, and create a great view from indoors.
This garden is really an extension of the owners' home. It beckons you outdoors and begs you to linger among the daylilies, spice-scented roses, and friendly daisies.
The patio is just large enough to be functional without being unmanageable, a key characteristic for any outdoor living space. Plus, thoughtful planning has minimized garden chores.
• Perennials: bearded iris, 'Whirling Butterflies' gaura (Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies'), purple coneflower, daylily, and Shasta daisy
• Biennial: common foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)
• Annuals: begonia, pentas, snapdragon, and torenia
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