Decorating & Design

May 23, 2023

8+ Ways To Make Your City Space Feel More Like A Meadow Garden

City gardens aren’t known for their space, so it’s not always easy to create a free-flowing meadow. Garden designer Leigh Gravenor worked her magic in her client’s contemporary home in downtown Toronto with a 30’x30′ backyard. To contrast the home’s clean lines, the owners wanted a lush, naturalistic garden with little to no color — only shades of green and white. The result is a relaxed and low maintenance space that feels like a little escape in the middle of a bustling metropolis. Click through for Leigh’s tips on how to create your own meadow garden, plus discover the plants she used to achieve the look! 

Author: Wendy Jacob

Patrick Biller


Leigh Gravenor, Gravenor Landscape