Small Yards, Big Designs

These makeovers make dull yards into dazzling, relaxing garden spaces.
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This Yard Attack blitz makeover utilizes every inch of a tiny backyard.

Lush Patio

Optical Illusion

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Favorite Hangout

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Before: Long and Narrow

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After: Breathing Room

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Before: Messy Space

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After: Cottage Garden

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Before: Disheveled Courtyard

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After: Relaxing Area

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Original Garden Beds

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