There are many joys to homeownership and for those who have a green thumb there may be no greater joy than having a beautiful garden in the backyard. It’s a constant swell of excitement every time you step out your back door and see how your creation is coming together, as it grows and changes over time.
Of course, there’s a lot that goes into designing and laying out a backyard garden. For one, you have to choose where you’ll place the pathways and where you’ll place the plants. If you’re going to have climbing plants, then where will you give those plants room to grow? Aside from the basics, there are all the little décor decisions that go into making a beautiful garden. Perhaps you’d like a statue here? Maybe there’s room for a water fountain over there?
If you’re currently putting together a garden in your backyard, then you need to see these 18 inspirational and beautiful backyard gardens! Each on has something completely charming about it, and perhaps one of them will give you a tremendous idea for how to layout your garden! So, take a look, and check out what these homeowners have done. We’re sure these gardens will tickle your green thumb pink!
1. In A Row
With two garden areas flanking a long lawn area, this backyard garden puts everything in a row.
The stone columns in this beautifully manicured backyard garden provide a space for climbing plants.
3. Modern Appeal
The design of this beautiful backyard garden has a lot of modern appeal that should appeal to those with contemporary homes.
To add visual interest to this backyard garden, squares of grass have been created in the patio.
5. Stone Steps
With the uneven landscape, beautiful and natural stone steps have been created in this garden.
6. Planter Box
A short stone path terminates at a wood planter box in this small backyard garden.
7. Colorful Seating
In order for this garden to be enjoyed to its fullest, a colorful seating area has been built into it.
8. Stone Patio
A large stone patio incorporates a number of different garden areas to beautiful effect.
Large flowering bushes perfectly frame the different areas of this stunning backyard garden.
10. Stone Pot
At the center of this natural and beautiful backyard garden is a stone pot with white flowers.
Climbing plants have overtaken the pergola in this backyard garden, providing a beautiful, shaded place to sit.
The winding stone path provides a lovely way to enjoy this garden that features a stunning wood structure.
Although small, this backyard garden accomplishes a lot thanks to its visually attractive triangular shape.
This stunning backyard garden proves that anything is possible; check out the butterfly pattern.
Colorful bushes and flowers perfectly line the path the winds through this massive backyard garden.
16. Retaining Wall
A stone retaining wall with steps perfectly frame the backyard garden.
The center of this beautifully landscaped backyard garden is a small fountain in the middle of a brick path.
18. Make It Yours
When it comes to a garden in your backyard, you can do pretty much anything! So, draw inspiration, and make it yours.