30 Gorgeous Flower Bed Ideas To Try Today
If you want to jazz up your garden a little bit – a flower bed is always a great way to do it. Consider the fact that it takes extra work and money, but at the same time it gives your garden an additional splash of color and helps you relax while enjoying nature at its finest.
To start, here are 30 fresh flower bed designs. Enjoy!
1.Corner flower bed idea
This is a great idea for the front yard as it definitely makes it more welcoming and stylish. A white fence will be in a perfect contrast with some colorful flowers as Freesias, Golden daisies or Marigolds. Flower bed ideas with fence is very popular now.
2. Side yard bloom bed for tiny spaces
Who said that a small yard cannot have a nice flower bed? In this case, just think about the space around the house façade. It could be a nice way to use all the space and make the garden prettier. Consider the option of planting flowers of various size in order to create layers.
3. Spacious yard flower bed ideas
Here’s a great way to make your spacious yard looks stunning and turning heads. Creating curly shapes and adding flowers in few colors can’t be a wrong choice.
4. Primitive cauldron flower bed idea
This unusual planting features a metal pot enchained to a post. Rather than stew, it is full of white flowers. Furthermore, you can create “the fire” by using yellowish or reddish teeny-tiny flowers. Impressive, huh?
5. Perennial flower bed design ideas
Peonies, coming in white or red, are stunning perennials flowers that come back every spring. They don’t require lots of maintenance and have a long life. And the most important – they don’t need a company as they look enough eye-catching by themselves.
6. Eye-catching cut birch log flower bed design
Here is an inexpensive DIY flower bed idea which will make your garden glow. If you’re using birch logs as on the picture, consider picking colorful plants such as Violets, Tansies or Red Japanese grass – they will add aesthetic warmth.
7. Vertical wooden lattice flower bed
The vertical flower bed made of a wooden lattice is another smart option for enthusiasts with limited garden space. It’s not just a space-saver but also makes the exterior of your house fabulous. Primroses, Petunias and Violets flowers would be a great match! Could be created from an old pallet.
8. Rock wall flower bed idea
If you’re a passionate DIYer, you’d be able to build a curvy flower bed of blocks beneath the house’s windows for a weekend. The most important aspect you should consider here is to pick flowers that go with the façade’s color and the amount of sunlight they’ll be able to collect. If it’s too shady, for instance, pick Dewberries or another bushy plant.
9. Another awesome vertical flower bed idea
Here is another crazy cool vertical gardening idea! The garden tower on the picture is made of colorful Wallerianas (also known as Busy Lizzies). Needless to say, there are many other types of flowers that could be used to build that one in your own yard.
10. Small flower bed idea for a tiny yard
For once try to think of your small yard as a godsend! You can keep it stunning with less work. As it’s shown in the picture, beautiful layers can be “built” with easy to maintain plants as holly shrubs and Hortensias.
11. Chic flower bed out of a real bed
Re-using your old bed to make a flower bed brings some scruffy chic in your backyard. The metal frame looks more vintage and will last longer than the wooden one. However, the wooden bed frame will add more warmth in a combination with green plants.
12. Romantic gravel pathway
Being brave and think outside the box can jazz up your garden’s look a little bit. Start with mixing flowers of different heights. The lower level can be built with Jade plants and Echeveria, while the higher one – with white roses and Wisteria.
13. Roses – classic flower bed idea
If you pick only roses for your garden, you are preventing it from becoming too complex and messy. Roses are long-lasting plants loved by everyone. Plus, they look stunning all year round! Just a small tip – spice it up with some lavender.
14. Round flower bed idea
Here is an easy round flower bed idea with pots. Encircle a conifer with colorful Busy Lizzies. White, purple and red zinnias are planted at the very edge of the flower bed.
15. Handmade wooden plant bed
If you’re one of those passionate DIYers who is always looking for inspiration, here is something you can build for a day! However it’s a very basic construction, you can easily turn it into a lovely herb bed with dill, thyme, basil, and strawberries.
16. Neat river rock flower bed idea
The river rocks can be used as a frontier for corner flower beds… or in this case, for those planted under the windows! You can freely use Chrysanths, Echeverias and Jade plants as they don’t need direct sunlight.
17. An old suitcase flower bed idea
An old suitcase could be one of those things to re-use that will definitely bring some vintage chic to your garden. Busy Lizzies and Petunias can be the perfect match for a flawless finish.
18. An old buggy flower bed idea
Turning an old carriage into a flower bed is an original idea for small gardens. Planted with Petunias, it could perfectly fit the front and the backyard. The metal is adding an additional dose of a vintage look.
19. Another perennial flower bed idea
Another simple but eye-catching idea for the front house is to group tulips in pots. Yellow and red, they will create a typical Amsterdam-ish feeling in your garden.
20. Flower bed gravel edging idea
This type of flower bed gives you the chance to play with colors and heights. In this case, you can freely use your imagination. Moreover, the gravel is a frontier between the flower bed and the rest of the yard.
21. Another easy flower bed around trees
Plant flowers around the trees in your garden are adding texture and warmth to the overall view. The best and the easiest way is with broken rocks and some alpine plants such as purple Mauve.
22. Lifted block plant bed
Here’s a popular raised pavers flower and small plants bed that will perfectly fit your front yard. You can pick some herbs, strawberries, Lily turf and Chrysanths. And last but not least – do not forget the garden gnome!
23. Green is a never-ending trend
When you’re planning to build a flower bed in your garden, it’s important to follow mainly your own sense of aesthetics. In the end, you’ll be the one who’s living there, right?
Here is an easy herb and plant bed idea for the side yard… Dill, basil, thyme along with Plantain Lily and Alumroot. From one side you’ll use the space wisely and from the other one – will have everything you need to cook Italian pasta!
24. Decking with symmetrical built-it flower beds
In this case, the flowerpots are one lever lower from the ground which makes them almost invisible. That’s clearing the style and makes the garden look stylish and unpretentious.
25. Crafted hollow log flowers bed
That’s a great example of an inexpensive and simple flower bed for the front of the house. You just need an old tree and small perennial flowers such as Tulips, Daffodils and colorful Phlox drummondii. Trust me, neighbors will envy you.
26. Original flower shaped bed ideas
Here is a creative idea for passionate gardeners who aim to add some texture to their garden. You can also play with colors, just keep in mind type of flower bed requires lots of trimming and tidying up.
27. Tree stub flower bed idea
All crazy DIYers attention! Using an old tree’s stump is an awesome flower bed idea! Tropaeolum (also known as Nasturtium) is a durable perennial that comes in various colors and will perfectly fit here.
28. A stunning side of house flower bed idea
Do not abandon the side yard! Lilies or Lavender would add a classic sophisticated look to your garden. Just remember – simplicity is the key to brilliance!
29. Simple flower bed around trees
Adding plants that encircle the trees is a great way to add some texture and freshen your garden. Make sure the flowers you’ll choose are shade tolerant as Alyssum, Cleome, and Fuchsia.
30. Summertime blossoming flower bed idea
Who won’t be happy to have summer-long blossoms in the garden? The best way is to fill a flower bed around the house’s façade with perennial plants as Salvia, Stella de Oro, and Yarrow.
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