Theme Gardens

Create an Irish Theme garden

Ireland has lush gardens that cover acres with thousands of plants. We all cannot have such large gardens but you could create a “Touch of Irish” with a mini theme garden or a few additions to your backyard or garden areas. Simple additions of statuary, seating benches and plants common to the Emerald Isle will create an Irish atmosphere. Use these easy tips to bring an Irish touch to your garden. Create a stone or gravel walkway around the...

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Create a Harry Potter Theme Garden.

Harry Potter books and movies have been a huge success around the world. And with the newest movie about to be released on July 17th, 2009, a Harry Potter theme garden might be a perfect addition to your garden. This could also encourage your children to take an interest in gardening. photo credit: tinyfroglet Creating a Harry Potter theme garden will depend on your growing climate, plants available and a little creativity on your...

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Herbal Tea Gardens for indoors or outdoors

Tea gardens add character, color and a plentiful supply of herbs for creating your own tea blends. I have also found tea gardens to be one of the easiest gardens to add your own flair or personality to. photo credit: net_efekt Another benefit of a tea garden is that it takes a very small amount of space. A 6-foot by 8-foot garden is actually quite big. If you have less space you can make it smaller. And if you only have indoor space available,...

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Build a Garden Faerie House With Old Windows

There are many people who are drawn to the garden lore of fairies and how they protect and live in beautiful gardens. By planting certain flowers and adding garden art gardeners create a garden that will lure fairies into their gardens. I have seen faerie gardens, faerie chairs and now a faerie house. photo credit: Ramona.Forcella A faerie house is said to be “a gateway through which our fairy friends enter our gardens.” By creating houses...

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How to Grow an Aerial Theme Garden

The fun of gardening is to create unusual or unique gardens for your backyard or garden area. One such garden, a theme garden, is an Aerial Garden. An Aerial Garden is a garden that is suspended or elevated in the air. These gardens make use of unused space in rooms or patios, are great for small space gardening and can be used as a room divider or to create privacy. photo credit: sarcozona I used a pre-made garden arbor for my Aerial garden....

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Plant a Very Berry Theme Garden

How to Grow Strawberries, Blueberries, Raspberries and Blackberries As I was out walking the property today I realized it’s the time of year to think about adding berries to your garden area. Berry plants need time to acclimate to their new surrounding and with the economy as strained as it is a Berry garden would be a perfect addition to your backyard garden areas. photo credit: Caitlinator Homegrown berries also offer you the opportunity...

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