A Landscape Architect’s Advice for Maximizing Your Small Backyard
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SMALL-SPACE GARDENING
How Joshua Ruppert of Lifescape Colorado turned a shallow yard into a private patio perfect for entertaining.
BY JESSICA LARUSSO, 5280 Managing Editor – March 30, 2020
In Denver’s most desirable neighborhoods, large yards can be tough to find—compelling homeowners who want outdoor living space to get creative. That was the case for a Park Hill family who called upon Joshua Ruppert of Lifescape Colorado to help them turn a shallow yard into a private patio perfect for entertaining. “It was really shady, so the little lawn wasn’t really growing,” Ruppert says. “We wanted to make it more useful.” Below, his plan to do just that.