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How to build a garden in town?

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How to build a garden in town?

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Inspiration Pinterest In the city, when you have the chance to have a garden, it is often very small, and therefore difficult to develop. Garden furniture, terrace, plantations ... Decorative solutions for enclosed and urban gardens do not miss. Discover our selection of 12 little green spots in the heart of the city, furnished with style.

If own a garden in town is a privilege, it is often invaded by concrete, narrow and poorly landscaped. For bring nature into urban areasYou do not have to have a green thumb, just be creative and practical. The key to a small harmonious and intimate garden? Maximize space and reduce the vis-à-vis !

Arrangement of space, choice of plants and original decorations ... There are a multitude of deco tips to deal with the narrowness of the city gardens. Cultivate your little corner of happiness in the heart of urban greyness by taking inspiration from our Pinterest selection of 12 small urban gardens full of life.

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1. A symmetrical and elegant urban garden

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In a space as small as a city garden, resorting to too complex a layout and using too many different plants and colors can make the atmosphere stifling. The good idea for an elegant garden and ventilated? Limit yourself to a few colors or plants and harmonize the materials to the maximum. In this small enclosed garden, symmetry and sobriety are the key words. Separated by a tiled path connecting the terrace to the bottom of the green space, both sides of the garden echo. Here, in order to suppress the partitioning effect caused by the narrowness of the space, low hedgerows have been preferred to overly large trees. The little extra of this corner of greenery? The rectangular basins placed on both sides of the passage, which bring a touch of nature to the place.

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2. A small exotic garden arranged on two floors

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This small garden is arranged on two levels, which gives the illusion of a larger space. Entirely dressed in warm wood, the floor and the partitions of this garden bring him a touch of exotic convivial and intimate. When the garden is tiled or floor covered as here, using pots to bloom the space is an ingenious and inexpensive solution. Ideas to stitch? Paint the walls of white to give a illusion of grandeur and install breezes view to avoid the vis-à-vis.

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3. A nice little garden nicely landscaped with color

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The omnipresence of partitions and the lack of perspective of urban gardens accentuate the sense of confinement. How to cure it ? By arranging, as in this colorful garden, attractive places that divert attention and make forget the narrowness of places. Here, thanks to the winding passage of stones, to the carpets of colored plants, to the wooden bench attached to the wall and to the outside living room, it is difficult to believe that one is in a garden in the heart of the city.

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4. A garden perched in the middle of the buildings

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If some people opposite could not be avoided in this Hanging garden in the heart of buildings, the urban greenery was made more intimate thanks to an opaque fence and bushes of plants. Bye bye prying eyes! Attached to the terrace of an apartment, the garden even hosts a small outdoor dining room. Bucolic rooftop atmosphere guaranteed.

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5. Original layout for this small town garden

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Who said that lawns had to be rectangular? Voluptuous curves and vegetal opulence characterize this city garden. This green space, part of which consists of a tiled terrace area, and the other is dedicated to plantations, plays with contrasts in a successful way. To soften the profusion of plants and flowers in this urban garden, a more sober terrace devoted to relaxation has been created. Despite the limited space, this small garden has everything a big one.

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6. A shady vegetal paradise for this city garden

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In the city, the proximity to the neighbors and the insufficient space of the gardens contribute to the lack of intimacy of these places. In order to make these small green spaces more friendly and private, it is important to create hidden corners sheltered from prying eyes. This shady garden with lush vegetation is a perfect example. Here and there, areas dedicated to relaxation or restoration have been developed to make the place more welcoming. The good idea decor? Play with the colors to create a contrast with the vegetation and brighten the composition. Here, the purple decorative elements slice nicely with the green of the plantations. We are a fan!

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7. A geometric city garden all in length

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In this small walled garden, there is even room for a jacuzzi! This urban garden proves brilliantly that lack of space does not mean lack of creativity. We cracked on the terraces interlocking with each other, with corners laid out in green spaces. One thing is certain, the original geometry of the layout of this city garden makes us forget its limited size.

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8. A small tiled town garden with lush vegetation

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A good trick to reduce the impression of partitioning in the city gardens is to swap the clean and well-cut bushes that bring out the walls against more wild plants. The natural plantations of this lush garden contrast with the tiled floor and the modern outdoor furniture. A vegetation in the state of nature makes it possible to conceal the delimitations of the garden with gentleness and makes it look bigger. We love the effect "virgin forest" of this small garden in the city ...

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9. A small green area with an outdoor lounge

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Between terrace and green grass your heart swings? This small city garden does not compromise and adopts both with success. Enhanced by a tiled frame, the small square lawn of this city garden hosts a chic and neat outdoor lounge.

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10. A small walled garden that invites you to dream

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To enjoy a green space in the city without losing space, making the most of the verticality of the space is a good idea. As in this garden with bucolic spirit, dress the walls or wooden panels of climbing plants to preserve the privacy of the place and to bloom the space without loss of square meter. This town garden built in the corridor has nothing to envy to the greatest and gives off a romantic and intimate atmosphere.

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11. A city garden with squares of plantations

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With a small garden, confining oneself to a single variety of plants is often unavoidable on pain of creating chaos or lack of space. The good idea of ​​this city garden is the layout of small squares of plantations arranged in grid. Here, urban garden rhymes with vegetal diversity and original layout.

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12. A classic city garden lined with exotic wood

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Simplicity and elegance are the characteristics of this urban garden while length. The steps, partitions and certain areas of this small urban garden are dressed with exotic wood, which gives it a chic and exotic style. Here, vegetation is skillfully controlled and used sparingly. We are fan of the idea of ​​a central island in the heart of the garden to install a dining area, perfect in summer.

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