5 Small Space Gardening Tips
Make the most out of your small garden
The need for more space in city dwellings has forced residential designs to maximize floor area at the expense of "less important" space such as the garden. Gone are the days when huge lawns filled the outdoor areas of middle-income residences. There's no need to fret as you can still enjoy the perks of outdoor living!
A well-planned pocket garden, anywhere from 10 to 15sqm, can still meet your needs with these easy tips:
Pictorial direction by Issa Villar and Carlo Vergara. Photographed by Miguel Nacianceno.
Considering hardscape materials for paving is better than choosing lawn grasses such as Bermuda or blue grass. Tiles, concrete pavers, or pebbles are good low-maintenance paving materials that will last longer than grasses in a small-space garden. This holds true when other plants become bigger and block out most of the sunlight needed by lawn grasses.