Small Natural Garden Ideas. Purple and yellow are complementary colors that work together to make each color stand out, but any color pairing you love would work. Make a shaded seating area using a screen of plants.
Use perennials, ornamental grasses and small shrubs to add vertical height. See more ideas about outdoor gardens, garden, natural garden. Fake foliage on a balcony. (Image credit: Ikea) If you want a good garden-esque space, but aren't actually green-fingered at all or don't have so much outdoor space to work with, then this is a grand DIY garden idea for you.
Use a small cluster of mid-sized plants, like the ones in this Oakland home, to help take up awkward blank space.
Rock garden plants tend to be smaller to complement the scale of the rocks.
The mini cottage garden for city dwellers. Go for a pink and mauve color palette. In addition to small shrubs and trees, ground covers, and mosses make good choices for a woodland garden, along with other shade-loving perennials.
Verbena bonariensis in a mass of jewel-toned colours. Moreover, flowerings plants and candle lanterns frame the steps. Add a country-chic touch to your garden with these mason jar planters (pint or quart size), which are perfect for herbs of all kinds. Here, the porch boasts a wooden bench and statement throw pillows. Keep the plants low and loose, to soften the geometric shapes of hardscaping, such as the patio, lawn, and pathway.