15 Garden Design Ideas Turning Your Home Into a Peaceful Refuge

WISLEY,ENGLAND - MAY 26: (EDITORS NOTE: Full permission to shoot image) An aerial view of RHS Horticulturalist Becks Mackey watering the Cottage Garden at Wisley Garden on May 26,2020 in Wisley,England. The RHS are working hard preparing all 4 gardens for public viewing after government advice now permits them to reopen. (Photo by Chris Gorman/Getty Images)

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If you’re looking for garden design ideas, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a collection of photos showing a variety of garden styles to help get you started planning the garden you’ve always dreamed about.The right plants and accessories can set the tone for your ideal outdoor atmosphere — an invigorating escape or a relaxing retreat. You can embark on this gardening adventure yourself, or you can hire a landscape architect to help with advice. Either way, designing your garden should be a fun and rewarding experience.Green labyrinths, cobblestone pathways, small ponds, water fountains, colorful flowers, small trees — all are elements that can induce a state of bliss. There’s nothing like being surrounded by your own green refuge, whether it’s a brisk morning or after a long day at work. Enjoy the photos and let us know your thoughts about these garden design ideas by leaving a comment below.

A modern furnished patio and pergola with a small pond, water lilys, hostas and Clematis

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Cedar gazebo in a park at the Penticton Rose Garden located on the Trans Canada Trail in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada.

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flower garden

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Backyard garden with patio terrace and water feature.

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Lush summer Garden

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beautiful landscaping garden retaining wall

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Back garden tool shed

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This multi colored hardwood front deck, with wicker chairs gives you a beautiful morning garden view.

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Flower garden in the backyard

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The beautiful award winning gardens of Chenies Manor in Buckinghamshire with a wide variety of flowering plants and shrubs.

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Knot Garden, Antony House

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