Friday, 9 March 2012

Small Gardens: Modern Country Garden Essentials

The small gardens that I love all seem to have one thing in common.
Modern Country Style.
A perfect mix of Modern formal structure, 
combined with soft Country informality.

Feast your eyes on these utterly beautiful examples.....

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Via Rosenotes

Via Broadleigh Gardens

Via Homes and Gardens
One word: YES!!

Don't these images show Modern Country Style Gardens off beautifully?


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26 comments :

Pennyblossoms said...

Note to self: plant hundreds, (well, a couple of packs from Wilkos), of white tulips.
They look so serene. And try and find 'Eden', a pale pink climbing rose, as feature in My Romatic Home's garden. A lot!

miss b said...

As soon as the daffodils are out I start to think about adding more colour to the garden by filling the pots - so many ideas here. I love the last photo.
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GLENDA CHILDERS said...

You are adding to my already quite high anticipation of SPRING. It is right around the corner.

Fondly,
Glenda

Anne said...

So beautiful! I can't wait for spring!!

xox

Anne said...

So beautiful! I can't wait for spring!!

xox

anangloinquebec said...

Okay, so the jaw dropped at the potted tulips!! How gorgeous is that! Lots of inspiration here Sarah...oh and your package is in the mail..;)

Bee happy said...

Wished my gardens looked as good as these do! have a wonderfully sweet weekend :)

Bee happy x
Have a delicious day!

Teresa said...

beautiful & relaxing.. i wish my wedding could be in a place like that<3

xx
teresa
www.trend-ish.com

bj said...

OOO, what beautiful eye candy here.
I am anxious for the weather to allow me to fill my window box with beautiful, shade loving plants.
xoxo bj

Cindy said...

Beautiful images, Sarah, I love Spring gardens with tulips and daffodils.
Enjoy putting in your new garden, or rather, watching your gardeners put it in.
Hugs, Cindy

mangotangerine said...

Gorgeous! I can't keep anything formal or simple so I will never have a garden like those ones, although a garden dripping with roses is definitely my style.

Stephanie said...

That second picture reminds me of The Secret Garden. I would love to have a secret garden at my house!

{Adventuresindinner} said...

Oh! All the lush green and pops of colour. Can't wait until we have that here.

Calypso In The Country said...

Sarah,
Such beautiful images. I love that first door!
-Shelley

loveandlilac said...

Gardeners World back on the box and your lovely photos - I can't wait for the new gardening season!

Jen said...

I love them all. Your analysis of them mixing structure and informality is interesting--it works for me!

Valerie@chateaualamode.typepad.com said...

Loving each beautiful garden and wishing mine would look like one of them. They are so pretty. I'm going to work in my yard on Sunday. Buying some Lavender and maybe some roses. Take care sweetie!

Susan T said...

I am with you all the way on these stunning gardens, just perfect. Oh I wish.xx

Mimih said...

I absolutely love that first image. Modern country style is definitely the way to go in the garden for me. Even though I don't have one.

ImSoVintage said...

Although I love them all, it's a definite yes please to that first one.
Laura

michelle said...

All these lovely gardens makes me wish I had a green thumb! Even a light green thumb would be nice. :)

Have a wonderful day sweetie!!
xoxoxo

Sweet Posy Dreams said...

The roses just knock me out! Love them! I haven't found roses that will grow in my yard (very shady) but I hold on to the dream of "someday."

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

Gorgeous Gardens.

lizzybradbury said...

They do indeed! I always wondered how to get that look and it now seems a fairly simple formula with the informal & formal combined.....now to grow it all....!

Jill said...

I don't know what garden to choose they are all gorgeous!! Have a lovely week.
Jillx

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