One cannot help but envy the homeowners who have a private house in the country with a large backyard. But there are a lot of citizens living in private houses who have a very small piece of land next to their houses. In such a situation a problem of arranging small space in a rational way for the benefit and in favor of all members of the family is an essential issue.
Some homeowners dream about a Chinese garden in the backyard, someone needs a comfortable place for relaxation in the open air, dining area or the area for barbecue, while others prefer to have everything at once. We picked up several interesting ideas of space planning for the backyard or infield of modern private houses which will help you to decide on the priorities in the organization of space around the house, and perhaps, will inspire you.
Arrangement of a dining area in the open air
Most of the homeowners prefer to have the opportunity of dining or having supper with the whole family in the open air. Even a small space of a backyard allows setting a large table in a set with chairs. But for a creation of really comfortable and nice atmosphere, it is important to reflect the connection with nature, particularly in an urban yard.
The simplest outdoor furniture and a small piece of land, laid with stone tiles, become a part of paradise if the greenery is in abundance around you. Vining plants will help to create a sense of green walls around the place in a rather short period of time. The only thing that should be done is to allocate plants around according to their preference in a quantity of moisture and sunlight.
The material, color, and facture of outdoor furniture are perfectly chosen to match wooden fence enclosing the area. There are not many plants, but they create a pleasant atmosphere of a greenery variety and flowers.
Plants in planters and in small flower beds can revive any space of the backyard where stone and concrete surfaces prevail.
Even such a small backyard can be turned into a cozy place for rest and eating thank for vining plants and flowers in the planters.
This dining area in the open air is accompanied with recreation area and the material of furniture and fence serves as a good link between them. Wood always creates the sense of comfort, peace and coziness.
Stainless steel is often used by homeowners as a material for garden furniture because of its resistance to corrosion and ease of maintenance. Furthermore, metallic luster looks beautifully on the background of concrete and stone surfaces.
For many people the arrangement of the backyard or infield is a way to show their love for minimalism.
And for someone even a small piece of land near the house is a symbol of elegance and charm. This luxurious place for rest and for a meal, created with the help of wicker furniture with soft cushions and plants in full blossom, makes an incredibly pleasant impression. No one would like to leave a backyard like this.
Small ponds in the yard of a private house
Even quite small ponds or fountains in landscape design of backyard contribute the atmosphere of peace and relaxation into a noisy urban life.
A small Chinese pond with lanes made of concrete paving stones which seem to float on the water surface will be an excellent embellishment for a backyard.
The flow of the water into the basin imitates a small waterfall. This basin perfectly fitted into the bright atmosphere of this recreation area in the backyard of an urban private house. Both wicker garden furniture and wrought fireplace add elegance and peculiar charm to this place.
One can feel oriental motives virtually in all elements of this landscape design—in simplicity and brevity, clarity of the lines and monochromatic, in symmetry and geometry, in the presence of water, greenery and colorful decorative elements.
Arrangement of barbecue area in the backyard
One of the privileges of being an owner of an infield or a small backyard is that of having the opportunity to try ones culinary abilities on the open fire and eating culinary masterpieces in the open air.
This incredibly harmonious recreation area in the backyard is an excellent example of how the shades of main building facade found their reflection in the arrangement of space around the house.
This area probably has everything you need—a big stone furnace, soft recreation zone with comfortable armchairs and spacious dining room under canopy designed not only for family members but also for guests.
Stone tile, wool, perfect lawn, and equipment for barbeque—everything is laconic, simple and elegant at the same time.
Arrangement of recreation area in the open air
It is often a case that there is practically no place in the small space of backyard for making a lawn or setting plants.
But it is not a reason to deprive oneself of the opportunity to have a rest and relax in the open air amid the greenery. There are plenty of plant varieties for which there is enough place in planters and piled up flower beds. They can even be located in the concrete space of the backyard.
Adding bright spots of furniture or decorative elements allows you to bring the holiday spirit into a wooden or concrete and stone aura of a small backyard.
Such recreation places for two persons can radiate comfort and peaceful atmosphere even with minimum pieces of furniture and plants.
Then a few examples will follow of how with the help of plants one can make a green wall which will not only decorate any backyard but will also serve as a natural fence or a way of zoning your space around the private house.
An original approach to landscape design of small land plots.
Not only the interior of our homes but also the arrangement of the space near the house can become a reflection of taste and style preferences, innovation and unique ideas, creative thinking and innovative approaches to the most ordinary things. Here are several inspiring variants of the original design of areas near private houses.