How to transform your garden into a work of art

trasform your garden into a work of art

If you have a passion for gardening, or simply love being outside, there are many things you can do to make your garden an amazing space. People spend hours designing their home interiors, so why should your garden be any different? Creating a mood board just like you would for an interior room is a great designing method. Add clippings from garden magazines, dried flowers, and many different fabrics to see if they mesh together. With a bit of planning, you can transform your garden into a work of art.  Here are some ideas on how to go about it.

Colour palette

It’s not just bedrooms or kitchens that should include colors that complement each other. If you want a garden with a wow factor, you should give some consideration to the color schemes you are going to use. Many websites show you examples of colors that go well together, so use those for inspiration when shopping for flowers, planters, and exterior paint. If you can create a garden where everything coordinates, the finished result will be stunning.

garden furniture


Amazing gardens don’t happen solely because of flowers and gardening. Furniture can add the finishes touches to the transformation. If you are going for a modern look, white or grey rattan-effect patio furniture can create a wonderful contemporary feel. A more traditional swing chair will add a relaxing element, whilst an outdoor hammock will create an airy and peaceful area. Consider your furniture wisely as, if chosen correctly, it can enhance the overall garden experience. 

If you want to create a feeling of luxury and relaxation, adding lots of oversized outdoor cushions to your decking or patio area is a great idea, whilst individual furniture cushions will add color and texture.


Lighting can completely transform a garden and the way it looks. There are many solar lighting options these days that you may even feel overwhelmed when trying to decide what to buy. If you want some bold color, hanging lightbulbs can be added around the boundaries of your garden to create a fun and vibrant look. If you prefer something that feels more fragile and magical, why not consider hundreds of tiny fairy lights dotted all around your perimeter fencing or strategically placed in your boundary planting. If you have a patio area, candles are a great way to create a lovely ambiance in your garden. 

forest pansy
Forest pansy redbud bloom

Flowers and plants

Flowers and plants are an essential for any garden regardless of how minimalist you want it to be. Using an array of planters and pots can help add color pops around your garden. If you want to attract nature such as birds and butterflies, flowers such as fuschias and petunias will ensure that happens. Forest Pansy is a plant that will look good all year round color and Antirrhinum hispanicum will blossom into a multicolored work of art. Take some time to consider the alternatives and your garden will be transformed in no time.

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