Side Landscaping Ideas. Long and skinny, this paved side yard in Portland looked like a bowling alley. That was, however, before someone took a jackhammer to it.
For example, you could lay down garden stepping stones to create an informal path that wends its way through the side yard. Designing, planting, watering, trimming, cutting and sprucing, it's a weekly job. The other will have various plants and flowers.
However, with a little planning, you can get a gorgeous outdoor setting with only a small upfront cost.
We've picked up lots of small city garden style ideas for your inspiration.
In case you does not live in areas however desire a fabulous garden – don't fret. Rich goldenrod walls now set the mood, and drifts of gold-tinted perennials—Japanese forest grass, autumn fern, and 'Bowles Golden. Once the snow melts away and the birds start chirping again, you're bound to get the urge to take your DIY ideas outdoors.