8 ways to make a small garden look big

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For my little patio! Take Advantage of Texture Big, bold tropical plants create a lush feel. Their large leaves can change the scale of a small space to help it feel larger. (Plus, many tropical plants are super cool!

Shady side passage

Sideyard Shaded Garden Space Ideal for Feathery Ferns The space below overhead wooden beams in this narrow garden is the perfect place for feathery ferns and trailing plants that tumble over the garden wall.

Outdoor Living: bring the rainforest look to your back garden with tree ferns, fatsia and other shade-loving plants.

The Reluctant Gardener: Christine's London Oasis

variegated hostas

My Landscape Project this Fall

A very tropical looking hosta-looking plant. Most beautiful leaves I've seen! Lots of them. Its actually a tropical prayer plant- calathea orbigolia-

Tropical garden.. hidden pathway

obviously very tropical, but note white variegation of plants.would pop nicely against a white wall.

black bamboo shades the ferns   London-garden-rain-forest

The Reluctant Gardener: Christine's London Oasis

14 Cold Hardy Tropical Plants to Create a Tropical Garden in Cold Climate

14 Tropical Plants to Create a Tropical Garden in Cold Climate

Showcasing Nick Wilson's hardy exotic garden in Leeds, the 'Jungle Garden' featured on Gardener's Question Time, a beautiful tropical garden paradise.

nice Portland Oregon Garden Tour | Shade Garden | protractedgarden

Shade garden, photo by Kate McMillan, taken in Darcy Daniels' garden, Portland Oregon Garden Tour