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25 Theme Garden Ideas

25 Theme Garden Ideas

Using a theme to plan your garden or flower bed makes it a lot easier to design. When you focus on one idea the elements of color, plants, furniture, hardscapes, structure and overall style reveal themselves effortlessly.  

Traditional themes are nice, but also consider some nontraditional themes like the ones below. How would you design a garden around these themes? I've linked each theme to an image to get your brainstorming started.  Follow my theme garden design process to further develop your favorite theme right here!

Banners

Black

Breakfast

Chickens

Cotton Candy

Cowboys

Dinosaurs

Dogs

Farm Chic

Candlelight

Heavy Metal

Knitting

Lemonade

Laundry

Mirrors

Music

Nautical

Picnic

Polka-dot

Postage Stamp

Relish Tray

Rusty and Reclaimed

Singing birds

Sticks and Stones

Woodland Elegance

One of my favorite books that overflows with great theme garden ideas:

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Bed Edge Boost

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Drawing Plant Symbols Practice Sheet

Drawing Plant Symbols Practice Sheet