Country garden pictures

Having a country garden is the dream. Find your perfect country garden scheme from 100s of inspirational pictures. Not keen on country? Check out our ideas for modern garden designs and try out these traditional garden pictures or browse all garden styles, too.

Christmassy entrance way to welcome festive guests

A festive welcome with Christmas-decorated garden

Greet one and all with a festive first impression. Set the scene with potted trees, berry swags, a bench painted in jolly red and candlelit lanterns. A touch of fake snow, festive branches, ribbons and hanging stars and baubles all add to the Christmassy feel and will ensure guests are in the holiday spirit by the time they arrive at your door.

Nornas bench
Ikea
Snowflake hoop decorations
John Lewis

Cabin-style porch with woodland decorations

Cabin-style porch with woodland decorations

Decorate a cabin porch with rustic woodland decorations. This quaint entrance has been adorned with an abundance of rich green foliage, winter berries and scarlet blooms. The rose and ribbon wreath, pots of cyclamen and gathered holly are striking against the slate grey background and drum up a traditional Christmas spirit. A vintage trolley will help guests with their luggage and piles of presents.

Paint
B&Q

Similar wreath
John Lewis

Country garden with outdoor entertaining area

Country garden with outdoor entertaining area

For relaxed seasonal dining, the best thing is to keep place settings simple – it helps guests feel like its time to relax. Comfortable chairs are a must, so that you can sit out long into the evening if you choose. This Provençal terrace overlooks a glorious vista. The colours of the foliage on the table echo the soft olive greens of the fields and hills beyond.

Chairs
Oka

Tablecloth
The Linen Works

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Country summerhouse with vibrant soft furnishings

Create a relaxing retreat in a corner of the garden with an elegant country summerhouse. The decor in this outside space has a vibrant look, with colourful modern cushions and a blue table lamp combined with classic pieces such as the neutral sofa and woven rug for a look that will be easy to update as the seasons change.

Summerhouse
The Cutting Edge Collection

Cushions
Oka

Country garden patio with shabby chic dining area

Country garden patio with shabby chic dining area

An idyllic alfresco dining area has been created on a gravelled patio area. A reclaimed farmhouse table is given colour with a vintage style gingham tablecloth while mix and match dining chairs are informal and relaxed. A jug of freshly cut cottage blooms and a bread loaf ready for lunch are quintessential country dining accessories that finish the rustic look.

Similar table
Farmhouse Table Company
Similar table cloth
Divertimenti

Rustic courtyard garden with herb planters

Rustic courtyard garden with herb planters

The Secret Garden meets Beatrix Potter in this whimsical courtyard garden. Antique or vintage wooden accents – such as a wall-hung pallet-turned-shelf and a discarded cart wheel – add interest and charm, while an aged bench houses a veritable herb garden of lovingly planted terracotta pots.

Similar garden bench
Greengfingers

Similar terracotta pots
Homebase

Country garden with large summerhouse

Country garden with large summerhouse

This delightful decked garden spot is perfect for outdoor meals in the sunshine. The charming country garden room adds extra splendour as a luxury hideaway which can be used all year round, thanks to the cosy wood burner within. In the forefront, a low-level pond creates the perfect finish to this restful retreat.

Similar summer house
Crane garden buildings

Tablecloth, cushions, and throws
Raine & Humble at The Country Home

Country garden with grey painted wall panelling and wicker storage

Country garden with grey painted wall panelling and wicker storage

Inject a modern take on a country scheme by painting your wall or shed in a deep shade of grey. Fresh blooms enliven the dark scheme, while a clever bench also incorporates a wicker storage basket underneath. Brighten up with happy graphics, wide stripes and scallop edges. They also look fab on the washing line!

Bench
Rowen & Wren

Basket
Ombre

Pitcher
Anthropologie

Country garden with raised herb and vegetable beds and greenhouse

Country garden with raised herb and vegetable beds and greenhouse

If you have the space and want to have a go at growing your own, why not dedicate a corner of your garden to raised beds and see if you can squeeze in a small greenhouse, or a covered shelf unit if you lack the space. It only has to be big enough for a few pots. Start by growing from seed under cover and potting up when seedlings are big enough to handle without damaging them. Then plant out in your raised beds and watch them go. Just imagine going out to your mini kitchen garden to pick your salad rather than heading for the fridge. Bliss.

Similar greenhouse
Homebase

Smart garden table and bench dressed with cloths and throws

Smart garden table and bench dressed with cloths and throws

Bring a decked outdoor dining area to life with smart tablecloths, throws and cushions. This long table and bench seating create a lovely spot for eating and tea-drinking in the garden. Choose fabrics that tone nicely together, such as these striped greys with tasselled edging and pretty bobble-trim cushions.

Cloths and cushions
The Country Home

Cottage front garden with pink door and wicker baskets

Cottage front garden with pink door and wicker baskets

Decorate in summer-fete style and create a welcoming front garden that will make everyone want to stop and take a look. Hang a cottage garden wreath in the porch and arrange roses and flowers in wicker baskets or even on a hat. And as your garden is sure to stand out, why not place homemade jams, plus homegrown berries and just-cut blooms on an honesty table ready for passers-by?


Wreath

Elizabeth Marsh Floral

Console
Home Barn

Vintage style potting shed

Vintage style potting shed

Transform your potting shed into a whimsical retreat to enjoy your love of gardening with co-ordinated vintage finds. This old tea trolley has been given a new lease of life and a colourful potting bench and chopping paddle is reinvented as a handy notice board. Pull the look together with pretty wallpaper samples, floral pictures and a delightful garland made from old seed packs on string.


Trolley

Refunk’d

Chair
An Artful Life

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