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Pea gravel or small river rocks with slate tile pieces make for a great sitting area in your yard! Saw this done in Newnan GA

Pea gravel or small river rocks with slate tile. If I block the gap in the neighbor's fence with the Jojoba bush, I can create a nice little tiled area in that corner with the new gravel plus some tile.

This week we are looking at the more practical aspects of garden (yard) landscaping. There is always a lot written about how to tackle small gardens but what do you do if you have a really small garden? This was a question posed to me by one of our readers, Rachel Scott. Rachel lives in Sydney, Australia and has two tiny outside spaces she wants to landscape; a very small courtyard on the ground floor and a small deck on the second floor. A good discipline You could almost say that a tiny…

tiny front yard herb and vegetable garden by Rachel Mathews - this teeny space includes lettuce, carrots and onions, runner beans, grapes and herbs

small path made of old bricks in a cottage herb garden

Recycled bricks: Small path made of old bricks in a cottage herb garden. we could copy this for our little herb garden

Small urban courtyard designed for entertaining.

Modern garden photos: urban courtyard for entertaining

Brick Garden Path - by lovedaylemon, via Flickr

brick detail - great edging idea Id like to try it with cobblestones inside the bricks - with a horse shoe in the center for a paver