Tips To Creating A Multi-Functional, Multi-Purpose Landscape Design

The trend toward stylish and functional outdoor spaces continues – especially in Sydney where most people truly prefer to stay at home, but usually not inside the house.

One thing that contributes to this trend is the abundance of resources when it comes to landscape design. You have social media releasing a continuous flow of inspiration. There are publications as well that are mainly focused on gardening trends. Lastly, there are a number of programs on TV dedicated to home makeovers, home improvement, and landscape ideas.

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From all these, it’s no longer that difficult to create a multifunctional and multipurpose landscape design.

Want to Use Your Backyard All-Year Long?

A backyard, be it small or expansive, can be a huge asset for your family. With a strategic family landscape design, it can be transformed into a haven where your family can have joyful moments and entertain friends comfortably.

The space transformation doesn’t need to cost you much, though. If you’re really intent on making your backyard as useful as possible, you can turn to professional landscapers and they will provide you various affordable design ideas to consider. Likewise, if you already have a clear idea of what you want for your backyard, the pros will educate you on how your idea can actually be achieved particularly, if your property has just a small outdoor space.


Want a pergola and a fireplace for your small garden? Landscapers can come up with an effective solution to work those into your space.

How to Make the Most of Limited Space

Limited outdoor space doesn’t mean limited possibilities. On the contrary, it presents the opportunity to become more creative. For a small garden design, you can actually take innovative and economical approaches to incorporate typically big garden features. Just plan thoroughly to make every square foot count.

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Affordable Options for the Family

Fireplaces are highly functional backyard features but they entail a considerable amount of costly labour. If you really want to cut costs, then a fire pit may suffice. It’s smaller, easier to incorporate in a small garden landscaping design, and definitely more economical, yet it’s just as charming and useful as a fireplace.

If you don’t want to settle for anything other than a traditional-looking fireplace, you can just make sure the design will allow you to do more witsh it. Perhaps it can be designed in a way that will allow you to also cook food, or it’s two-sided so you can create two useful spaces and warm them up easily as well.

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A pergola, on the other hand, is one great cheap landscaping idea that can elevate the function and purpose of your outdoor space. There are affordable pergola kits that can fit into any size of space, and pretty much anywhere. It’s all up to you to decorate it to meet your style and functional requirements.

Creating a highly functional landscape design is going to take a lot of planning. Take into account the tips provided here to succeed with the effort. If you manage to create a landscape that is stylish and purposeful, you may also enjoy a higher appraised value for your property.

Consider a multi-purpose landscape design

If you’re looking for professional garden design and landscaping services in Sydney, we can assist your landscape needs and provide you further guidance, please get in contact with us to book a free on-site consultation or give us a call now 02-9548 6024.