Keep the garden vertical. That's why it's good to look for shrubs and trees that max out interest as they grow up, not out. Try dwarf varieties for a small backyard, as well as more columnar evergreens (bonus—they boost wintertime interest, too).
This gorgeous piece is featured in the Country Sampler Magazine! Reclaimed barn wood box black lantern with battery-operated timer candle, country greens, berries, pine cones, rusty b (rustic christmas table)