small outside garden nook.... I don't think mine will ever look this good (but I'm still going to try!)

A cozy and romantic backyard nook takes date night to a whole new level. This outdoor dining setting is tucked away under a gorgeous arbor and surrounded by nature, lighted with fairy lights, lanterns, and candles.

This small court yard has been made to feel very welcoming with the use of concrete and hard surfaces. I think the warm lighting helps. I really like the retaining borders.

10 Inspiring Design Ideas For Tiny Backyards

Even if you have a small yard, you still design a small patio that will be functional for entertaining, relaxing, and living, as well as beautiful. Use these design ideas if you want turn a tiny place behind your house into something cozy and relaxing.

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil.

keep shells in open container in fridge. When full, crush shells into small bits and sprinkle around base of plants. Sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on garden and add touch of calcium to soil.

I could hang out here for quite awhile

This room is a tease. The use of the doors hint of a space beyond and the window says there is a view. The ceiling tells the tale of it being an outdoor space. The setting is a relaxing place to take a nap or read a book.

courtyard at Trevoole Farm, Cornwall...photograph by Christine at The Sea Garden

Firstly, this morning Angelica, Maggie and I went to the Food and Craft Fair at Godolphin House, whe.

too cute

The space on the east side of our home that we call our “courtyard” is actually the former driveway.

Cute Courtyard

Cute Courtyard