Beautiful Gardens To Inspire

I love nothing more than to spend time relaxing in my garden. These beautiful gardens will inspire you to create the perfect outdoor garden for your home with sweeping lawns, stone terraces and contrasting foliage and to finish off frame your garden with English box hedging.   If you prefer some help or guidance from the experts, we have many Australian Landscape Designers to choose from.

I would love to try this design idea in my garden with a Chinese Star Jasmine, it is one of the best climbers to ‘espalier’ it is evergreen, with fragrant flowers in summer and can be easily trained into any shape created by the underlying wire framework.

If you’re looking to design your garden Plan-a-Garden lets you create garden design plans for anything from a patio-side container garden to your whole backyard. Use your mouse to “drag-and-drop” more than 150 trees, shrubs, and flowers. Add dozens of structures like buildings, sheds, fences, decks, and even a pond for a unique garden design plan to suit your home.

Beautiful Gardens To Inspire
Beautiful Gardens To Inspire

A garden never ends. It is an evolving creation from one season to the next and year to year. Gardeners who are experienced know this and even enjoy the transient nature of their outdoor space. They enjoy choosing a replacement plant if a plant grows too large or is not performing well in its current home. They enjoy watching different plants come to the forefront as the seasons change. When droughts or other climate conditions occur, they relish the challenge.

Gardeners never stop dreaming, improving and tinkering. After completing one part of their property, they will move on to another and then return for fine-tuning. These articles will provide ideas and inspiration to the home gardener. You’ll discover solutions for shady spots, container gardening tips, inspiration for meadow gardens, and more.

1. Giverny Gardens in France, Monet’s Gardens

If you are an art enthusiast, Claude Monet’s garden at his home in Giverny is unbeatable. The magnificent garden can be reached by train from Paris. It is a great example of his style. The garden is divided between a flower-filled garden named Clos Normand, and a Japanese-inspired water garden.

You can tell when you visit Monet’s Gardens where Monet got his inspiration for his art! Use the colour scheme from Monet’s Gardens as inspiration for your garden project. Use the same flower patches that are untamed but organized for your garden ideas to increase the value of your home.

2. Las Pozas, Mexico

Las Pozas, more of a surrealist art piece than a garden is a must-see for garden enthusiasts. This garden, located more than 600m above sea level, features Edward James’ surrealist structures.

Enjoy the natural pools and waterfalls that are hidden among the massive structures. The surrealist base pays homage to Edward James who was patron of the Surrealist Movement.

3. Royal Botanic Garden, London, UK
Royal Botanic Garden, London, UK
Royal Botanic Garden, London, UK

Kew’s Royal Botanic Garden is London’s biggest UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a true national treasure. This massive site is home to stunning landscapes, breathtaking vistas, and memorable architecture. This is a wonderful example of conservation and science working together. You will be blown away by the enormous glasshouse. Would a handy shed or greenhouse be useful in your garden?

4. Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden in Pattaya City.

Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden is a unique garden in Pattaya City. This dense-themed garden is known for its intricate patterns and symmetry. You can easily spend a whole day in it.

This breathtaking site offers traditional Thai activities and performances. You’ll be inspired to create colourful designs in your garden or outdoor space after visiting Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden. It’s an excellent landscaping idea!

5. Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, Australia

Visit the Australian National Botanic Garden in Canberra. It is located at the foot of Black Mountain. The gardens have the largest collection of native Australian plants in the world. The trails meandering through the different themed areas are perfect for a stroll. You are sure to find a display that would be perfect for your backyard renovation.

6. Keukenhof, Lisse, Netherlands

Keukenhof, the world’s largest flower park or garden, is a paradise. This lush garden contains over 7,000,000 flower bulbs! The garden is just outside Amsterdam, and it winds through trees and streams.

The Keukenhof Gardens look like they’re straight out of a storybook. Fill your garden with tulips and recreate this magical effect!

7. Summer Palace, Beijing, China

The Summer Palace, Beijing, seamlessly integrates historic gardens, lakes and temples into a hilly terrain. The largest and most famous royal park in China, the Summer Palace is a world-renowned attraction. The Summer Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site allows you to immerse yourself in the ancient history and culture of China. Can you incorporate these traditional elements into your garden? Today, many people are adopting Asian design trends for their gardens.

8. Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens, Tokyo, Japan
Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens, Japan
Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens, Japan

The Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens is a must-see destination if you love Japanese-styled gardens. This garden, which dates back 400 years, combines both Chinese and Japanese influences. This garden, which belongs to Tokyo University and is well-known for its cherry trees, also belongs to the university.

9. Villa d’Este, Tivoli, Italy

These gardens, which border a villa from the 16th century, are a fine example of Renaissance Architecture. They have 51 fountains. This garden is unique because each fountain runs solely on gravity. Visit the villa where the gardens are located.

10. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, New York State, USA

In 1910, this 52-acre garden in Brooklyn was designed to be a respite from the fast-paced development of New York City. The Japanese style is combined with native flora to create an incredibly beautiful space. Try integrating some exotic plants with native flora if you are at a loss as to what to do in your garden.


1. Even those who munch on bugs can be loved!

It’s true that “love” is extreme. But more people are tolerant of bugs and have given up the idea that leaves must always be intact. For some bugs, it’s easier said than accomplished. The Royal Horticulture Society declassified snails and slugs as pests recently, even though insect biodiversity is at an all-time low and we are increasingly aware that everything in nature is interconnected. You read it correctly!

There are still some bugs on our naughty list, such as the invasive jumping worm, the lantern fly and the pine bark beetle. But there has been a shift in the way we view the majority of insects, including those that make us cringe.

Consider these organic alternatives before reaching for your nearest pesticide:

  • Get Rid of Aphids Natural
  • Spider Mites: How to identify & control them
  • How to get rid of whiteflies
  • Safer Solutions for Garden Pests & Diseases

2. Add Edimentals to Your Garden

Elementals is a term that was coined by Stephen Barstow, a Norwegian writer. It refers to plants that are edible as well as ornamental. They serve more than one purpose in the garden. Elementals include perennials and shrubs that can live more than a year. Elementals are a great way to add design elements like colour, texture and form to a traditional veggie garden.

Want more reasons to add sediments to your traditional garden?

  • Less maintenance Edimental vegetables are easier to maintain than annual vegetables because they produce fruit throughout the year instead of all at once.
  • Hardier Plants. Elementals have deeper roots and are therefore more resistant to droughts or pests.
  • Children love them! Spreading sediments throughout the garden is a great way to get kids outside and in the garden. They can forage as they go.

Some examples of sediments are dahlias, daylilies, anchusa, chicory, currants, gooseberries, silene (also a great speller in containers! ), elderberries, asparagus, and fennel.

Some annual ornamentals are also worthy of mention, particularly those that go so well with plants other than edible ones, such as rainbow chards, kale and nasturtiums. Fill the flowers with cream to create little purses with a peppery taste!

Natural Landscaping in Home Garden
Natural Landscaping in Home Garden

3. Eco-Friendly Rain Gardens: Preserve Every Drop

Rain gardens are becoming increasingly popular as a way to keep precious rainwater on-site and away from storm drains.

Rain gardens are great for capturing water that would otherwise be wasted. Rain gardens can also reduce roof and driveway pollution from runoff since the roots of plants filter the water.

The plants chosen for rain gardens must be able to handle the famine or feast amounts of water. They include natives, grasses and sedges that have deep, long roots.

4. How to adapt and grow in a changing climate

We (and our gardens) need to adapt. must adapt to weather rapidly becoming hotter/colder/wetter/drier than ever before, forcing us to re-evaluate the garden’s role in our lives. Many people are on a tightrope, trying to balance the desire to have beautiful gardens with the need for gardens that don’t harm the planet.

It’s a good thing that it isn’t an either/or decision thanks to a variety of factors. Innovative breeders, gardeners and designers who are focused on sustainability and beauty, as well as increased native plant choices in nurseries are just a few of the factors that make it possible.

We can make gardens more than just pretty faces by embracing change and not fearing it. Our gardens can provide organic food and support wildlife while being more sustainable.

There are a few things that gardeners can do to adapt to changing climates.

  • Be informed. Use resources such as online gardening communities and forums, local botanical gardens, and local agricultural extension offices to stay up-to-date on the changes in local weather and growing conditions.
  • Select the right plants. Use native plants that are heat and cold-resistant, drought and pest-resistant and more heat and cold-tolerant.
  • Change your watering schedule. Some regions receive less seasonal rain, while others receive more. Adjust your watering schedule according to the weather.
  • Adjust your planting dates. Be aware of changes in the growing season and adjust planting and harvesting dates accordingly. You can check local resources and extension offices to find out the latest planting calendars.
  • Be prepared. Prepare for extreme weather by planning.

5. Create Unique Outdoor Spaces: Beyond Dining

As more and more people work from home, gardens are becoming hardworking spaces for everyone. Outdoor cooking and dining are still popular, but space devoted to everyday life is also on the rise. You can create homework stations, reading nooks for adults, and even a vineyard to provide a few cases of wine. Or you can design a corner garden with the serenity needed for yoga or meditation. The list goes on.

These articles will inspire you to create a unique garden space.

  • Zen Garden Design
  • Garden Rooms for Extending Your Living Space
  • Side Yard Idea, Landscaping and Plants

6. Explore Naturalistic Planting and the New Perennial Movement

The New Perennial Movement, which originated in the Netherlands during the early 1980s is now a popular design aesthetic. You’ll find many beautiful examples of New Wave Planting, or Naturalistic Planting, in garden magazines.

This is a garden with drifts of plants and grasses that appear to have naturally re-seeded themselves in place, though they are carefully placed and chosen. The garden is filled with plants and grasses that look like they have grown naturally, but are carefully selected and placed. It’s not about displaying orderly collections of plants, but rather a variety of plants that blend in with the surrounding nature and welcome wildlife and pollinators.

Here are a few of the reasons this aesthetic is becoming more popular:

  • No more constant maintenance. Accepting imperfections, and bugs nibbling on plants is a glorious thing.
  • Doing Good You’ll feel great knowing that you’re helping the soil, wildlife and pollinating insect populations (which are at a record low).
  • Artistic Freedom. Experimenting with natives and nonnatives to create naturalistic, symbiotic and symbiotic communities fosters artistic creativity.


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