How To Arrange A Garden Bed: 5 Guides For Great Flower Bed

Wednesday, February 24th 2016. | Garden


Let me show you several guides on how to arrange a garden bed. The garden bed is often used as the focal point in the garden. It features the beautiful and enchanting flowers.  The garden bed is surrounded by the pathways and lawn. Some people often call this garden bed as an island bed. You can make a raised garden bed, a rectangular flower bed or even round shaped garden bed depending on the style of the garden. You can also add decorative border to make the garden bed excellent to view from any angles. Here are the interesting ideas for garden bed decoration.

How To Arrange A Garden Bed: Guide 1 The Annual Flowerbed

The annuals flowerbed is nice to spot on the garden bed. You can have it in rectangular shape. You can have begonias at the front part. You can them as the edging plants of the rectangular flower bed. Then you can have snapdragons and petunias behind the edging plants. At the center of the garden bed, you need to have a focal point. You can plant sunflowers, cosmos or gladioli as the main focal point. You can create a uniform look on the garden bed if you want to evoke the traditional design. If you are interested with unique style, you can have rainbow colored flowers on the bed.

Garden Bed Image

Garden Bed Image

How To Arrange A Garden Bed: Guide 2 The Perennials

If you are not interested with annual flowers, you can have the perennial herbs and shrubs. You can evoke the formality by having this perennial garden bed. You can fill the garden with lavender. Make sure that the plants look neat and stylish.

Garden Bed Ideas

Garden Bed Ideas

How To Arrange A Garden Bed: Guide 3 The Natural Perennials


You can have a natural look on the garden bed by using the perennials plants like bergamot, tickseed coreopsis and butterfly bush. All of them are mid season blooming perennial plants. During the mid spring season, you can plant daffodils. In the late spring season, you have the colorful tulips to decorate the garden bed.

Garden Bed Design

Garden Bed Design

How To Arrange A Garden Bed: Guide 4 The Raised Garden Bed

The raised garden is another interesting idea to have. You can pick the urban look with cement blocks to create raised bed. You can induce the country feeling on raised bed decorated with wooden edging. Get tips on how to decorate garden border here.

Garden Bed

Garden Bed

How To Arrange A Garden Bed: Guide 5 The Cut Flowers

The cut flowers can be made into a bouquet and you can place it in the middle of the garden bed.  This idea is suitable if you have a rectangular garden in a very limited place.

How to Arrange a Garden Bed

How to Arrange a Garden Bed

Are you impressed after reading guides on how to arrange a garden bed?


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