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Arbor with a Clematis. Add a bench and create a lovely spot to sit and drink a cup of tea and enjoy your garden


Vintage Rose - I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE that bicycle! The rose arbor is beautiful, as well. I would like to meet the charming person that lives there.

...will have cozy spots like this for daydreaming.

Shady arbor bench Imagine sipping your tea or wine in the dappled light of your own backyard arbor bench, your favorite vine overhead. Building a bench and arbor combo is in some ways less complicated than building a standalone bench. LINK to plans.


For those that don't want a playhouse in their yard why not create a nest for the kids. This way you have a place for children to play and a unique piece of garden art that you get to design and create.

How about this for your backyard?!!  Just looking at this relaxes me!

Gardening Inspiration: What Simple and Extreme Gardens Can Teach Us

Hardy succulents like sedums, semperveriums, and ice plants are ideal for roof gardens, they require little soil and water, and can take long periods with not much watering.this would be really pretty as a roof to a chicken coop

From I heart Shabby Chic blog. I love the blur at the edges of this photo.

Shabby Chic Home Fall Gardening autumn garden home decor wall art sage green and red flowers fine art print "Abide" wall art

banca entre flores

Country cottage garden in summer. Blue painted bench under Clematis Ville de Lyon and rose, Rosa New Dawn arch. Small statue as focal point.

Treillage arbor.

Most beautiful garden ever! “Sunken Orchard,” Oyster Bay New York, Smithsonian glass lantern slide. Awarded the Gold Medal of the Architectural League of New York French garden style.