Garden Graffiti (Part 5) “It’s a Small World” (Small Space Garden Ideas)

…just a "Made for Browsing" article of some small space garden inspirations I ran across, ENJOY!!!!
(….nothing like a "fresh and clean" internet browse with no pop-up ads, and all that crap……is there?)

(above) Location Unknown (…and if it were mine, would still be "location unknown", cuz' I wouldn't tell a soul!!!!) [photo source]

(below) Somewhere in Sweden, from the portfolio of Sarah Weidman

(below) an ultra-modern and ultra-cozy (with a "hint" of 50's retro) terrace in Sao Paulo, Brazil
My Note: "Dude, that is sooooo like……MY STYLE!!!!!!" 🙂


(1 photo above and 2 below) A Manhattan NYC Secret Garden, designed by Nelson Byrd Woltz
(with what "I think" is a piece from my fav' outdoor furniture line,   Dedon Outdoor furniture)
My Note: I could hang out there all {expletive} day!!!

(below) A little "Nookie-Nook" in Oslo Norway,  home of Norwegian photographer Margrethe Myhrer
My Note: a classic example of "Not my modern male macho style, but I'm feeling where she's going with that……"


(1 photos above and 2 below) Living large on a  small balcony, Gothenburg, Sweden
My Note: I could prepare a "killer" Sunday Brunch for a "warm hearted" girl out there !!!!

(below) Somewhere in Paris, "Le Nookie Nook" (which is French for "Nookie Nook"  I suppose)
A philosopher once said: "One well placed plant ignites more spiritual energy in the soul than could an entire field of tulips"
(actually, not really from a philosopher, I just made that up ! ) 

(below) Quaint N' Cozy, Location unknown, (…probably my favorite photo in the category of
"Totally not my Macho-Male Style, but I'm really feeling where they are going with that" !!!)

(below) Somewhere in Portland, Oregon, found on

(below) Sydney Australia 3×5 meter garden, designed by Think Outside Gardens, Sydney
My Note: hate to use the same quote twice, but ………."Dude, that is sooooo like……MY STYLE!!!!!!"

many more small space garden inspirations further down……


Huey Lewis: "Small World"

I know I confuse my "Hip-Hop" clientele and friends with my music selection sometimes, but this was from back in my care free, college MTV days. That's what cheap bear and cold pizza for Breakfast will do to a Brotha's head LOL!!!
ENJOY!!!  while you browse the rest of these small space gardens 🙂


(3 photos above and 1 below) quaint apartment balcony , Linnestaden, Sweden [photo source]

(below) location unknown, the Pinterest page source labeled it "Teeny Tiny Patio Perfection"….let's just go with that

(above and below) somewhere in Scandinavia, cozy apartment balcony (and cool apartment photo shoot as well!!!)

(below) I'm deducing somewhere in Manhattan,  based on the  source article

(above and  below) 3 Bdr condo, Linnestaden, Sweden…….

(below) minimalist "Zen Zone" terrace area in a South of France Vacation Home

(1 photo above and 2 below) what I call an  "Ikea-ed Out" creative balcony in Linnestaden Sweden
My Note: I'm guessing the Swedes have these "killer" balconies because they appreciate their short summers more?

(below) on the inside looking out……to a quaint apartment balcony , Linnestaden, Sweden

(below) Breakfast in an  eclectic "secret garden", Chiang Rai, Northern Thailand
My Note: "Damn" !!!

(below) terrace area with vertical garden somewhere in Sao Paulo, Brazil, designed by Susana Udler

(below) "ultra coziness" in an apartment in Kungshojd, Sweeden

(below) small balcony with a creative vertical garden, location unknown, Photo Source

(below)  rooftop chill out garden area in Melbourne Australia

(below)  courtyard area at a home in Barcelona, Spain

(below) another "killer" balcony in Linnestaden Sweden

(below)  garden in Melbourne's Fitzroy area

(below) Balinese inspired outdoor area in a loft in Barcelona Spain

(below) location unknown ….NICE small terrace area [photo source]

(below) a small balcony "Zen Zone" with vertical garden, somewhere in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil [photo source]

(below) "Shabby Chic" small terrace somewhere in Paris [photo source]
My Note: These "Euro-rustic" gardens are provoking that mood I had back in my 20's to go live abroad in Europe for  year…

(below) cool little corner garden of a sleek modern terrace terrace, somewhere in Sydney, Australia
My Note: I am sooooo digging that "Macho Male", big pot with the big Bird of Paradise Plant

(below) small bedroom garden in a home in Kerala, India

(1 photo above and 2 below)  stylish "Zenned-out" outdoor shower in a Bali, Indonesia home
My Note: OK, last time I use this phrase I promise, but…… "Dude, that is sooooo like……MY STYLE!!!!!!" 🙂

(below) eclectic creative balcony with vertical garden, location unknown [photo source]

(below) One final "Killer" Swedish Balcony, from the portfolio of Sarah Weidman

(below) Backyard garden and barbecue area on a narrow lot in a home in Chicago Illinois

(below) Neat N' Tidy terrace area in a home in Antwerp, Belguim
My Note: Not My Style, but I REALLY LOVE this "groove"…..that exposed brick is "tight"

(below) AND FINALLY, me on the grill using fresh veggies from my "Small World" edible terrace garden, Seattle Washington

~stay healthy~


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Ron Finley: The "Gangster Gardner"
He plants food and gardens in Vacant lots in South Central L.A.


"Garden Graffiti" (Part 8)
"Zen Zones"


Garden Graffiti (Part 7)
a.k.a., "Rain Dance"
(Outdoor Garden Shower Inspirations)


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