garden decor ideas- Jacquelynne Steves

A few months ago, we visited the world famous Philadelphia Flower Show. The theme this year was art, which means that a lot of the displays were just plain… weird…

Garden Art- Jacquelynne Steves

However, we also walked away with some good, unique garden decor ideas. I liked the ideas in this Urban Garden display:

Urban Garden Ideas- Jacquelynne Steves 2

Bottle Edging along the walk way- maybe not a safe idea if you have kids around, but I like the way it looks.

Urban Garden Fence Ideas- Jacquelynne Steves

“Characters” painted on random-height garden picket fencing. You could paint each one with a different family member and/or neighbor!


Urban Roof Garden Ideas- Jacquelynne Steves

Tires make little flower beds along the roof line of a building.

Scrap wood and lumber make a neat background for a garden. You don’t have to do a whole fence, but a small section would make the garden more interesting:

Easy Garden Fence- Jacquelynne Steves

We saw lots of fun and interesting ways to create edging around a bed:

Unique Garden Ideas Log Edge- Jacquelynne Steves

Horizontal logs- this garden had a “Pacific northwest” feel to it…


Unique Garden Edging Logs- Jacquelynne Steves

Upright logs in a row- can double as seating for entertaining in your yard.


Garden Ideas Branch Edging - Jacquelynne Steves

Bundled branches form a natural edging. I really like the way this looks.


If you have an old piece of furniture ready for the landfill, consider using it as a very unique planter and creating an “outdoor room”:

Unique Garden Decor- Jacquelynne Steves

If you have welding skills, found objects and junk make a really interesting garden sculpture:

Found Object Metal Garden Sculpture- Jacquelynne Steves


But of course, anyone could create this simple sculpture by placing branches, cut sides up, in the ground in an interesting arrangement. And, oh, yeah, it would be FREE!

Easy Garden Sculpture- Jacquelynne Steves

I hope you found some interesting ideas here that you can use in your own garden and yard. What was your favorite thing? Do you have some unique garden decor at your home? Let us know!

Lovely Day Tulip Art- Jacquelynne Steves