The side yard is often the most neglected space in the yard. Get inspired to transform unused space alongside your home into a vibrant oasis. Take a little-used space and turn it into a private, relaxing domain. If you have sufficient room in your side yard, you will most likely wish to install plants there, to spice up the space. Using container gardens or raised beds obviates having to dig into the soil, but let’s assume that you will be installing your plants in the ground.