It’s been endlessly said that gardens have become extensions of the home. But the idea of an interior room begins to be useful when you’re trying to make something of a micro yard. Such tiny spaces benefit from the ideas you might usually associate with indoor rooms.
Few things are more satisfying than growing your own food, but that can be hard to accomplish with a teeny yard or patio. A focal point is crucial in micro yards, otherwise the only thing you’ll be gazing at is the boundary at the end of your nose. To prevent the prison yard feel, think laterally about decorative objects.
Here are 70 gorgeous urban gardens, plus a few DIY projects, that will inspire you to turn your backyard patio and garden.