Although you don’t have as much space to work with, you can still make the outdoor space around your townhouse much more attractive and inviting with these good landscaping tips. Try to keep your color scheme relatively simple to avoid overwhelming what is probably a fairly limited area. Consider planting in containers as an alternative to planting directly into the ground — lightweight plastic planters are the best because you can move them easily. A simple fence, either wrought iron or picket, can help define the borders of your garden area.
- Because you have a relatively limited space to work with, try to keep your selection of colors relatively simple.
- Planting in containers — preferably lightweight, easily movable ones made of resin — can be a great alternative to planting in the ground.
- You can use a wrought iron or picket fence to clearly define the boundaries of your garden area.
“The key is recognizing the impact that each item in your garden or yard has on the overall landscape because of the confined space.”