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Wander Through The Best of Nature on the Web

My Favorite TV channel is Home and Garden TV.  It stands to reason, then, that I would add a page to my site called Best Gardens.

I am a gardener at heart.  I have loved to garden since I was a little girl.  I even had a business in Australia where I sold house plants in a gift shop.

I’m happiest and the most peaceful when I am digging in the dirt. 

These best gardens are found on gardening blogs all over the web.  Some of the inspiration for them comes from Pinterest.

Some I get from searching Google and other search engines.  You will find pictures of a single perfect flower and complicated tutorials about how to build an elaborate greenhouse.
Looking for some inspiration for your garden when the weather warms up? Spring will be here before we know it.

Searching the Web for Best Gardens and Gardening Ideas

Here are some of my favorite gardening ideas and creations.  Many of these are creative gardening DIY projects.  Others are images of gardening landscape or flower bed tutorials, and some are just neat gardening tips and tricks ideas that I have found.

The only criteria for the ideas, for me, is that they inspire me, and make me want to go outside and work on my own garden.

The page is updated almost daily, so be sure to check back often.  If you find a best gardening idea that you like, just click on the link below the image to go to the website for instructions or more inspiration

Grab a cup of coffee, relax and wander through my gardens of earthly delights. And remember, In every gardener there is a child who believes in The Seed Fairy.  ~Robert Brault.

If you have a gardening blog and would like to be included on this page, please drop me an email and I will consider your garden ideas.  I can’t print share all but will give your site consideration.

Gates made to look like pencils.How cute is this?  The gate is made of round logs with pointed ends that are painted to look like colored pencils.

I can’t find a tutorial anywhere but the image is shared from Lush Home.

Garden arbor made from two old doors

Re-purposing old household items into something new is a big love of mine. In this project, two old doors come together to make this DIY Garden Arbor. – Source  Garden Web

Ladder becomes a focal pointA brightly painted stepladder becomes a focal point in this pretty garden setting.

It’s easy to replicate with just a can of paint and a few strategically placed plants.  Shared from Midwest Living

Tree stump gnome houseCutest used of a tree stump ever. Add a tiny door and a faux balcony to make a sweet fairy garden look. Tutorial is found at Stitches and Etc.

Stepping stones that look like pillows.

Who would have thought that these cushion like stepping stones are made of concrete? They look just like pillows. Amazing!  Tuffits

tools as garden artTools and other vintage items are used as planters and garden art in this rustic vignette.    Upcycled Garden Style

checkersWonderful Checker board game for outside. Love the two white benches on either side that match the game.  Tarinjga


Relaxing patioI love the orange and yellow in this patio setting.  The colorful planters match so well and the whole scene adds lots of pops of color. BHG

planter towerWhat a great way to add your house numbers!   Flickr

hose wreathHow creative is this project?  Use a garden hose as a wreath base and add some fun ribbons and faux tulips for a unique look.  Red head can Decorate

patio with potted plantsOutdoor patio with a great selection of potted plants. What a way to bring the indoors outside! Love it!  Home Design Ideas

best gardensVery Feminine Bonsai Plant – from The Bonsai Gallery of Walter Poll

Check out this post to find out more about the art of bonsai and learn how to care for them.

patioFabulous patio design with a rustic and comfy look – Bird Blog Ideas

cottage gardenStunning Cottage Garden (very much like my own front border!) is so feminine and pretty.  Roger’s Gardens Landscape

mosaicThis mosaic wall makes use of teacups used ad planters – Dall ‘Australia Con Amore

roseA perfect Rose – Mamietitine.

Update:  This post is one of my top 10 for the year 2013 – ranking number #2 of most popular pages on my site.  I can see why. These ideas are all wonderful!

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Sunday 30th of August 2020

The Tuffits are concrete, not asphalt.

Carol Speake

Tuesday 1st of September 2020

Thanks for the info!

Heather Brown

Sunday 9th of September 2018

Hi there Is there directions on how to make these (see pic), or where to purchase? Love these


Sunday 9th of September 2018

Hi Heather. I have featured these projects from other sites. There is a link under each photo to the original project. You may be able to get directions there. Carol


Saturday 12th of September 2015

beautiful & unique


Sunday 13th of September 2015

Thanks Debi


Saturday 14th of March 2015

Would like more directions on how to construct the Flower Tower....3 pots with address on the outside of the largest pot. Thank you.


Saturday 14th of March 2015

HI Cheryl. This post is a round up of articles from other websites, but here is an article that I wrote that basically tells how to do it.

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