Here are some small backyard ideas that you can apply for your home extension. Indeed, talking about home exterior is not complete without beautiful and relaxing backyard. There must be some greeneries, plants or flowers added there. It must not be some grasses covering the lot. Water feature is optional. Stone flooring or wooden deck improves the natural nuance of the backyard.
As mentioned before, we have also some examples of small backyard ideas no grass. The grass can be replaced with gravels. White gravels are so popular to cover the lot and to give more natural decoration. It looks better than letting the natural soil exist. However, still, adding greens is a must. Hanging vibes or some flowers on vases should be included. Then, without grass, you will have a space that you can use for a pond. Simple rectangular pond between two gravels areas can be a nice example.
Besides combining a water feature and gravels, you can also combine water feature and grass. The special curved pond looks nice to be completed with grass surrounding. Floating steps are built completing the pond. Plants, trees and flowers are also included for more refreshing vibe. Thinking about some fish? Pond is the best home for fish. Fountain may also complete the pond. Artificial water fall is also sometimes designed to complete the scenery at your backyard.
Combining gravels and lawn is another idea. Some pictures show a green lawn with stone steps is surrounded with gravels. Then, some plantations on vases are added on the gravels. Pavers are the other option of backyard design. Installing pavers, you can add some chairs and table. It provides you more space to sit and to gather. It is suitable for you who want to have small backyard ideas on a budget because you do not need to build any water feature.