Simple ways to maximise space in a tiny garden

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If you’re dreaming of your perfect garden, but feel you don’t have enough room to turn it into something special, think again. Clever planting is key, whether you’re using pots, flower beds or trellises.

Blur your garden’s boundaries by planting various plants and shrubs close together without gaps, not only will it create a stunning backdrop, it will automatically make the space look larger and well established.

Clematis is a great climber and rambling roses will bring you colourful blooms, but also consider trees and bushes. When planning where to put everything, aim to have the tallest plants at the back and work down to smaller pots at the front.

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