Depending on how your house sits on the property, you may be faced with a narrow side yard. While some people see side yards as a challenge, they can be a great design opportunity.
A linear feature like a dry creek bed or a trellised archway at one end will draw the eye through the space and make it feel larger.
Add crushed gravel or mulch to create a natural and low-maintenance path. Choose tall but narrow plants that maintain their form like 'Sky Pencil' holly or clumping bamboo to create effective screens along the property line.
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