Gardens We Love From Rate My Space

Get inspired with pictures of gorgeous gardens.

In Full Bloom

Liatris, black-eyed Susan, joepye weed, Russian sage, white phlox, red bee balm and variegated grass adorn this garden designed by Rate My Space contributor triciaf.

Bit of Paradise

This is the view of the garden from the master bedroom of a historic 225-year old home. (Garden by Rate My Space contributor kmphelps)

New Life for Old Floor

A small concrete slab left after the removal of an old shed is used as the base of a sitting area. The peaceful space is surrounded on two sides with a raised bed of hibiscus. (Garden by Rate My Space contributor Mikaniru)

Taking It to Another Level

These welcoming steps provide a colorful ascent to a raised seating area. The next photo shows how this space looks in springtime. (Garden by Rate My Space contributor Utahmom)

Spring Scene

Splashes of multi-colored phlox help draw attention to the destination sitting area in this spring scene. (Garden by contributor Utahmom)

Curb Appeal

This homeowner and her husband began creating this urban front-porch garden four years ago and then reluctantly had to move. "The good thing is this curb appeal helped to attract buyers to our home and we ended up with 19 offers in three days," she writes. (Garden by contributor Sophia06)

Memory Garden

This lovely memorial garden, with a pond, fairies and plenty of flowers, is a tribute to Laura, daughter of gardeners Ann and Tim.

Grass Under Your Feet

Live in the city with no room for a lawn? Do what these gardeners did — grow a patch of grass in front of an bench, because putting your feet in the grass is "a real treat in a New York City." (Design by contributor Glefteris)

Planters With Personality

Planter heads are sure to be a conversation piece in any backyard. The "people" take on completely different looks as you vary the plants. (Design by contributor KatG)

Gardens Galore

Here's a gardener that obviously loves her craft. Besides this memory garden with several spots for reflection, she's filled up a lot of her yard with many other garden spaces. (Garden by contributor Deronda)

Year-Old Garden

This homeowner moved to a "stone-bare" yard in Virginia from North Carolina, but she brought her flowers with her. The result, after only a year, is this lovely space. (Design by contributor virginiaoutback)

Super Potting Shed

This gardener started with a need for a potting table and wound up with so much more. After she bought the table, she added a pergola, new patio pavers and a seating area. (Design by contributor KatG)