50 Small Garden Ideas to Transform Your Space

These beautiful budget-friendly ideas will work for even the tiniest layout.

So you don’t have a sprawling lawn or a home surrounded by manicured acreage. But what you do have is a patio, a porch, a rooftop, a deck, a balcony — or even just a window. And in even the smallest among those spaces, you can create a beautiful, peaceful environment that conjures the joy of the outdoors with an array of small garden ideas designed to maximize space cleverly and creatively.

In even a windowsill or a stoop, you can plant an herb garden that is fragrant, visually appealing, and adds flavor to your food (while saving costs). On a balcony or porch, you can add a compact fountain or other water feature, plus wind chimes, string lights, and a hummingbird feeder to bring sensory pleasure and charm to your everyday experience of home. And if you have even a small outdoor garden, you can transform it into a delightful retreat with seating and a shade structure, plus abundant flowers and foliage in pots, on shelves, in hanging baskets, in garden boxes, and right in the ground.

Let these small garden ideas and products inspire you to make the most of your outdoor space (or even natural light indoors if that’s what you’re working with!) to make your own home into the lush paradise you deserve. (No green thumb required.)

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Birdbath Planter

Repurpose a birdbath as a splendid planter, overflowing with unique succulents or colorful blooming flowers.

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You don’t need a sprawling space to enjoy the sheer joy of relaxing in a hammock — you just need two points to anchor it, and voila!


Train vining plants along a lattice for an eye-catching and manicured look on a wall bordering your space.

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By ALESANDRA DUBIN Freelance Writer for Woman’s Day©

Source: 50 Best Small Garden Ideas – Budget-Friendly Designs for Small Garden (womansday.com)

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