These brilliant courtyard garden ideas could transform your outdoor space

small courtyard garden with outdoor kitchen and patio furniture
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Courtyard garden ideas help to retain privacy in an outdoor space but can be tricky to get right due to their often compact size and lack of views. 

With the right garden landscaping ideas up your sleeve, these enclosed spaces can be some of the most beautiful and interesting. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.