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23 small yard design solutions

Is your yard or garden small on space? Get big ideas for making the most out of your outdoor sanctuary

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Found space
Photo by Steve A. Gunther

Found space

Previously covered with lawn and lacking privacy, this West Hollywood front yard is now a livable space with creative screening. Landscape architect Katherine Spitz (katherinespitzassociates.com) added thick panels of cranberry-hued glass and a lodgepole pine “fence,” both anchored in concrete, along with a photinia hedge to create a sense of seclusion. Orange epidendrums add color below the red new photinia leaves, while silvery dymondia, feathery Mexican weeping bamboo, and mounded pittosporum offer blocks of leafy texture.

More: 5 steps to a beautiful front yard

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