Got limited space for a patio? Think it’s simply hopeless to spruce it up? Here’s our take on how to make that straight and narrow patio gain exponentially in terms of landscaping beauty.
Create the illusion of a longer corridor by installing paver slabs that are slightly bigger in size. By leaving some grainy space in between the pavers, it creates the look that the space is slightly wider than it actually is.
Free up space that would have been normally swallowed up by plants by letting your plants hang. Either frame it or position it throughout the wall or fence space and have your straight and narrow patio come alive.
Go for a neat and orderly placing of plants by placing them in a container. This way, you would easily control the space allocation and not have the plants hog up the walkway space. From shrubs to bamboo shoots to even flowering plants, get your patio blooming and still get enough space to appreciate it.
Frame it Pretty
While you may think boxing in your straight and narrow patio might make it look smaller, putting frames to put it into perspective gives it a picture perfect look that makes the observer ignore the limited space. What happens instead is that it creatively plays with the space and puts it in a petite snapshot that makes it look like it’s straight from one of those glossy landscaping magazines.
Rough It Up
Put in coarse gravel in between your patio steps and create visual noise for the patio. Due to its relatively small components, a gravel walkway multiplies the width of your straight and narrow patio, giving a look of ample walking space than there actually is.
We hope you have gleaned landscaping tips for your straight and narrow patio. If you’re still unsure how to go about it, give us a call and get expert advice from our landscaping professionals for free!