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43 Stunning Deck Garden Ideas [Picture Post]
Are you the type of person that loves to spend time outside? A deck garden can offer you privacy, shade, and sun. When a deck garden is growing well, it can feel like stepping right out of your home into a vacation.
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1. Water Wonderland
If you grew up around water, you know how important it can be in creating a zen atmosphere.
2. Symmetry In Color And Shape
Symmetry in design offers balance, harmony, and order. Symmetrical design elements create energy.
3. Levels And Color Combinations to Draw The Eye
White walls create a lovely space with energy. However, balance paired with levels established by trellises and pedestals creates interest.
4. Country Open Air
If you already have a deck and want to make it more inviting, consider choosing a color scheme, and adding outdoor lounge furniture, pillows, and planters in that color scheme.
5. Angles And Lines
Using your pathways, and lines of seating allow your garden to have a feeling that adventure is hanging in the air.
6. Rustic Seating
Embracing the concentric design and adding group seating will transform an intruded upon garden into a welcoming center for group meetings.
7. Rock Gardens, Another Layering Technique
Deck gardens next to buildings can feel very impending, using a combination of plant layering, and windows between plants to see the beauty of the brick can add color.
8. Deck Garden Viewing Area
People love gardens where they can look into the water and watch the fish. Similarly to the deck garden in image one, water adds a sense of serenity and movement to a garden. Especially if your garden has a pool with fish.
9. Rocks For An Understated Look
Using stones as landscaping cover will bring the hard lines of the edge of a building into a softer view in the beholder's eye. Adding a few dwarf plants breaks up the hard lines of walkways next to buildings.
10. Hanging Plants, Roots and Grounds A Garden
In a garden that is low on space, growing plants vertically is a must. A gardener uses hanging leaves and hanging plants to bring the height of the garden space to a more manageable level.
11. Casual Privacy
Privacy in a garden is essential. Often a privacy fence feels very formal. It is possible to have a privacy fence and still maintain a relaxed feel to your deck garden. This feeling can be accomplished using a slat wall, and a living fence planted with creeping ivy.
12. Wandering Wonders
The mother in law or rental cottage is becoming more of the desired look. If you want your garden to feel relaxed and airy, use a-symmetry, and wandering lines.
13. Accents Galore
Using tulips in pots as accents have several purposes. Rodents love tulips, so keeping them in containers ensures rodents cannot eat them. The pots themselves lend color to the deck garden.
14. Separated, Open Space
In this deck garden, the levels of the ground and the deck lend to a slight idea of separation. The grass is for playing the deck is for sitting.
15. Pergola Formality With A Flirty Swing
Yes, the swing, it is understated, it doesn't draw attention. The addition of a swing gives movement, flirting with fun, and takes away a touch of the formality.
16. 3D Design Elements
The formal feeling for this garden comes from the seating arrangement, and the bowls on the table. The open feel of the space lends itself to be welcoming to many. It is lovely.
17. Who Says Center Pieces Are Only For Tables?
A surprise element or a centerpiece that rewards their efforts to find it.
18. Stepping Stones
Stepping stones over water remove the boundaries of a formal garden.
19. Zen Gardens
A successful zen garden requires a few elements. Bamboo stalks and Japanese Red Maples bring a sense of the energy and effort it takes to achieve zen.
20. Beach Themed Deck Gardens
The opening to the beach allows the movement of the waves, seagulls, and boats to swim right to your back door. While the slated fence and greenery provides a sense of privacy, you won't find on most beaches.
21. Ridged Formality
Ridged straight lines with fancy symmetrical designs, tall fountains and looming pedestals add to the grandeur of a formal garden. The living fence gives a sense of privacy any royal court would desire.
22. Quaintly Romantic
Small gardens need not be stale and lack imagination. A table and two chairs will bring your garden a perception of togetherness.
23. A Fishermans Paradise
Okay, well almost. If a man cannot spend his days on a boat catching fish, the next best thing is a beautiful, relaxing garden pond that will feel like a day on the lake.
24. Poolside Paradise
Tropical plants like banana, palms, and various tall tropical flowering plants give the instant idea of tropical paradise, while their vertical growth means more space for water play, the classic patio furniture lends shaded relaxing space.
25. Palm Roofing
Nothing says the Bahamas like palm thatching for a roof. Furniture that plays into that color scheme, and accent pillows that play with the eyes add touches of fun to a water garden. The wooden decks with potted plants bring the greenery, and water together.
26. Central Spacing
The red draws the eye to the center of this space, creating an intimacy the deck alone would not form. The plants give a boundary line that is softer to the garden.
27. Rounding Corners
If you have a long garden space round lines and rocks added to the garden help to soften and gentle your space.
28. Trimmed Hedges
Small shrubs and hedges are great for bringing the level of the garden up to your deck. Just be sure to keep them appropriately trimmed.
29. Lawn Furniture
Adding colorful lawn furniture in your deck garden is a beautiful way to create a living privacy fence and surprise your garden visitors. It also makes a lovely place for afternoon teas.
30. Garden Ponds
A water feature in your garden is a beautiful way to add appeal to your garden. Using a combination of water plants and land plants near each other brings full effect together for a deck garden.
31. Herringbone Pathways
As always a garden isn't all about the plants. Using Herringbone patterns or different visual shapes is a beautiful way to gift beauty to those that walk your garden paths.
32. Shade Gardens
Shade gardens are a great idea for hot, humid climates. Adding greenery to a shaded setting makes it even more inviting.
33. Decking Lines
Using the lines of your decking to point into your garden and using small shrubs that bring the landscape up to your deck makes seamless lines.
34. Contrasting colors
Dark patio furniture and bright accents are a classy way to dress up your deck garden.
Adding birdhouses to your deck garden helps to attract profitable wildlife, and give the eye small details to enjoy.
The trellises are the perfect way to help grow vertically to add privacy to your deck garden. Hammock chairs are the ideal way to relax after the hard work of tending a perfect garden space.
37. Picture perfect
Creating a space in your garden that encircles a seating area makes for great photography shoots. Who does get a slight sense of awe when the backdrop is a stone wall with a built-in fountain?
38. Modern Edge
Clean lines and bright viewing spaces are the foundations of contemporary designs, however adding in a touch of the traditional with the pedestal table. Hedges are growing in this deck garden act as a living fence.
39. Lacking Indoor Space?
If you lack indoor hosting space, a deck garden is a great place to host friends and enjoy the weekend. A large table in the middle of the planted area is excellent for a concentric gathering place. A selection of flirty flowers brightens the space.
40. Rustic Benches
Some times the rustic patio furniture is the perfect addition to make a deck garden and water feature a comfortable seating area.
41. Retaining Wall Love
Building a retaining wall is no small feat, but when itis finished the levels of depth, it gives to a patio garden is impressive.
42. Seating Arrangments
A lot of gardens offer single person chairs in a garden space. Love seats interspersed gives an air of romance to your patio garden.
Simplicity is a modern deck garden's bread and butter, clean lines and a simple color palette braid the contemporary order, and form together.