Hello and welcome to our Garden Outline of backyard garden ideas. Below you will find a summary of the benefits, main options and some design ideas we handpicked for you along with beautiful photos. Enjoy!
What are the benefits of a backyard gardens?
- Beautifies the outdoor space in your home
- Can be a colorful and fragrant welcoming gathering spot for family and friends
- Reduces stress due to the therapeutic aroma of certain flowers
- You can experiment with edible gardening and harvest the freshest fruits, vegetables, and herbs
- Gardening is a great low-to-moderate-impact exercise
What are the main options for backyard gardens?
- Structures: pergola, gazebo, arbors, trellis, pond, garden bridge, mini waterfalls, garden gates
- Furniture: wrought iron chairs, teak bench, synthetic resin wicker garden seating set
- Accents: glazed pots, terracotta fountain, stone firepit, bronze statue, wooden birdhouse, water well, lighting fixture
- Walkway: pea gravel, grass and concrete pavers, brick, stone, cement slabs, flagstone, step stones
What follows are beautiful photos of backyard gardens along with design ideas we thought may be of interest to you. For even more garden inspiration, try Garden Path Ideas, Garden Design Ideas, Garden Edging Ideas, Backyard Landscape Design Ideas and Backyard Patio Designs and Ideas. Enjoy and happy outdoor decorating!
1. Lavender Walkway
Points of Interest ● Lavender shrubs as garden edging ● limestone fines walkway ● terracotta fountain with glazed urn ● iron cage trellis ● English rose and “Blue Mist” fothergilla
2. Country Victorian Garden in Full Bloom
Points of Interest ● hexagonal tea table set with throw pillows ● Victorian-inspired chandelier ● climbing peach, white roses and clematis “etoile violette” (i.e. purple star in French) ● wrought iron arbor ● galvanized zinc watering can
3. Colonial Lawn
Points of Interest ● blazing red picket fence adirondack chairs ● sunflowers and red roses ● white single concave picket fence ● classic French doors with sidelight ● concrete garden bed edging
4. Colonial Back Garden in Bold Colors
Points of Interest ● colorful home exterior paint calling back various hues from the garden ● round topiary surrounding bird bath centerpiece ● Arizona flagstone walkway ● lattice fence ● bold apple green lounge chair and side table
5. Garden Bridge
Points of Interest ● arched bridge with stained concrete based and wooden railing ● blue green glazed ceramic sphere ● gravel dry riverbed ● bountiful perennial foliage and pine trees ● blue hydrangeas
6. Bird Bath
Points of Interest ● clay bird bath with pebbles ● wrought iron scrolled garden border fence with spear finials ● decorated wheelbarrow ● flagstone step stones
7. Outdoor Seating Retreat
Points of Interest ● pea gravel patio area ● low-apron wooden chairs with rustic cushion ● succulents and Crassula on clay pots ● English ivy entwined with Moonflower on aged wood arbor with a matching lattice privacy wall ● warm tone fairy lights