A Small Backyard

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Garden Description

This backyard landscape plan includes workspaces for composting, parking, storage, and family entertaining. The design offers a comfortable seating area that is incorporated into traffic patterns to the garage and house, but hides compost, potting, and storage areas which are still easy to get to. The patio is great for the weekend barbecues or morning coffee.