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Small Garden Ideas

Planting in decorative pots and planters can really help get the most from a small garden. The pots prevent the plants from growing too large and they can be easily moved around - great if the sun moves around your garden through the day.

Container plants are also ideal for rented property as there's no need to dig up the garden to take them with you when you move :o)

There are also optical illusions to make a small garden feel bigger and Greenfingers have some ingenious mirrors that can look like a window or even a gate for a more spacious feel!

For more ideas for small gardens, check out the advice and lovely photos from our members on this page and feel to join and ask your question if you have specific needs.


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Gardeners' thoughts

Milton Keynes Garden of the Year 2014 Competition

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Hi Everyone. It's that time of year again for the Milton Keynes Garden of the Year 2014 Competition. Both my wife Jackie...

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derekp

18 Jul, 2014
Derekp

An Evening Wander

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Just been for a wander around my small garden this evening, taking a few pictures as you do, and thought I would show them...

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cinderella

29 Jun, 2014
Cinderella

pansies still proliferating

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I planted these in April or March; not done much too them, dead-headed them a bit once or twice, not given them any special...

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franl155

29 Jun, 2014
Franl155

back and front garden this morning :))

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good morning all some photos of our garden this morning. can not wait for all to bloom :)))))

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mark61

1 Apr, 2014
Mark61

Iris Katharine Hodgkin' forgotten and neglected.

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Sorry about the incorrect spelling of Katharine in the photos below. Is this iris very hardy compared to other reticulata...

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scotsgran

7 Feb, 2014
Scotsgran

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Questions & advice on small garden ideas

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My new garden is small

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odaatpat

14 Feb, 2014
Odaatpat

I have a very small garden

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gerry555

10 Dec, 2010
Gerry555

Hello everyone

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edpires021062

20 Dec, 2009
Edpires021062

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