You want your house to look beautiful from the back, the front, and the sides. You want visitors to take an admiring walk all around your house. The backyard is definitely a great area to landscape to draw attention to the back of your house. If you have a small backyard there are many cool design ideas you can use. These Small Backyard Landscaping Ideas do not take up much of your time or money, yet they give a designer look to the back of your house.
Before you begin a backyard landscape design project decide the kind of look you want. Are you more comfortable with a smooth, neat, and pruned look, or is a wild feel to the backyard more your style? You can choose plants depending on the feel you want to create in your backyard. Large leafed plants bring a wild and natural look to the space, while slender fur like plants make the space look lightweight and pretty. You can use pebbled areas to bring a bit of texture and color to the backyard landscape. If you have a backyard that you want to make useful you can have a seating arrangement with stone slabs or regular sofas. Have trees and green shrubs surrounding the seats and enjoy the warm evening outside with a cup of coffee. You can use a Japanese touch to give a zen look to your backyard. For this you need tall bamboo groves, which have a serene and magical feel. You can plant large trees alternating with a few colorful flowering bushes in the backyard. Setting up rocks and boulders amongst a pebbled area also looks cool. Try playing with stone themes and use water in your backyard to give it a luxurious look. You can set up a small fountain in the middle of a stony backyard, and use green plants to give a touch of nature to the design.
Raw Look Backyard
The uneven rocks give a raw and unfinished designer look to the plot of earth with tropical plants in this small landscape project.
Backyard Flowers Idea
The area of flat stones combined with pretty pink and white flowers and pebbled areas makes up this small landscape design.
Backyard Curves Of Landscape
The pretty curve on one side gives an elegant look to this small landscape design. The fresh green trees surrounding the landscape look delightful.
Alternative Backyard Idea
Here is a look at a small backyard landscape idea in which alternate rows of green and white make a beautiful design.
This elongated oval shape in stone has an area of solid stone with a fountain in the center, making a smart use of the small space.
Backyard Horseshoe Garden
This horseshoe-shaped paved area with leaves and flowers is a classic shape used in small landscape designs.
The curvy area inlaid with pavers makes for a nice place to walk amidst trees in this small landscape project.
Backyard Neat Idea
The narrow area with a stonewall is great for putting a green plant or two. A really small and neat landscape design.
Backyard Garden Stairs
Check out the flat stairs and the stonewall with dense flowering tropical plants in this small landscape project.
You can see long narrow wooden planks making up stairs with a long area of green along one side in this cool landscape design idea.
Beginning Backyard Idea
Here you can see the beginnings of a landscape project. The stones have been laid and a few pretty fur like plants have been set up.
Yellow Gray Yard
Check out the way the gray tree has been used to bring a touch of landscape design to the yellow painted courtyard.
Landscape Pavers Idea
The dense neatly pruned hedges form the boundary through which a paved area goes straight into the main gate in this home landscape design.
Colorful Backyard Idea
A touch of color like in the red and yellow flowers here always makes great landscape design sense.
Landscape Small Stones
Check out the smooth matte finish gray stone slabs used to make a neat seating arrangement in this garden landscape small project.
My Backyard Garden
You can see the pretty bamboo groves lining one side of the paved walk in this tiny landscape design project.
Warm Backyard Seating Area
The surroundings with pebbled designs and dense green plants makes this a great seating area on warm summer evenings.
Redbricks Backyard Landscaping
Large red bricks have been used to line the boundaries in this small landscape project. The white flowers and large leafy plants give a tropical flavor.
Playing With The Backyard Design
The straight lines of this landscape design make magic with the tiny green patches amidst large areas of flat pavers. Check out the shiny red earth decor in the center of the green patch in front.
Backyard Landscape View
You can see a dazzling mix of pretty pebbles with a large boulder and green plants in this top view of a landscape project.
Small Tropical Landscaping
The small plants with spreading leaves make for awesome decor for this open air restaurant. The white flower arrangement on the table completes the natural look design.
Papaya Backyard Landscaping
Take a look at the shade cast by the pretty papaya tree over the pebbled area in this landscape design.
Narrow Backyard Landscaping
The mix of green shrubs and pink flowers makes for an awesome combination for a narrow landscape project.
Fresh Backyard Idea
The unpainted wooden planks give a raw and fresh look in contrast with the green grass in this small backyard landscape project.
Backyard Circular Pavers Landscaping
The pavers have been laid out in large circular slab designs with green plants lining both sides in this backyard landscape project.