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Summer Garden Ideas

By mid-summer your garden is pretty much in full swing, but there’s always more you can add if you feel like making a change. There’s really no limit on what you can do with your garden. Get inspired with these summer garden ideas!

By mid-summer your garden is pretty much in full swing, but there’s always more you can add if you feel like making a change. There’s really no limit on what you can do with your garden. Get inspired with these summer garden ideas!

The major garden work was completed when you got your garden started in the spring. Summer is a time for play, not work. For summer, have some fun and lean toward more aesthetic and decorative ideas, like these:

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  • Bring in a bench. Choose your favorite shaded area of the garden and turn it into a secret hideway or reading nook.
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  • Add a water garden or fountain in the middle of a flower garden.
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  • Bring color to an herb or vegetable garden with bright summer flowers, like marigolds or cosmos.
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  • Make a fragrant moonlight garden using flowers that bloom in the evenings. Several flowering cacti varieties bloom at night, as well as certain day lilies and jasmine.
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  • Have some fun with your shrubs. Prune garden shrubs into topiary sculptures of animals, or just take a break from the ordinary to allow an interesting summer shape.
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  • Add a special garden just for the kids to give them a great outdoor pastime during summer break.

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