The summer is finally here, but unfortunately due to the pandemic you won’t be able to spend it in Greece, Italy, Spain or other favourite foreign place. Summer 2020 is going to be like no other, but it may be a blessing in disguise.

Why? Because you finally have time to turn your garden into the paradise you’ve always dreamed of. But the question remains: how to do it? 

If you’re looking for some ideas, you’ve come to the right place. Below you’ll find some top garden design ideas for summer 2020. Let’s get it started:

Save Some Space with Vertical Planting

All hail the owners and renters of small homes, condos, or apartments who had to find a creative way to organize their gardens. Vertical planting saves you a lot of space you can organize as you please.

What’s more, it looks cool, and you can use anything to create it, like old pallets or ladders. Vertical gardening is getting popular, and if you want to join the bandwagon, there’s nothing that can stop you from it.

Increase Your Feng Shui with a Pond

Although garden ponds have been around for a long time, we’ve seen the rise of their popularity in recent years. It’s easy to see why, as they’re stylish and create a fantastic addition to every garden.

Also, with today’s technology, you can create a pond that is a hundred per cent eco-friendly. How? With the use of solar a power pond aerator.

Oh, and in addition to looking great, a pond will increase your garden’s feng shui which will make spending time outdoors more pleasant and relaxing.

Make Some Heat with a Fire Pit

A fire pit is a fantastic way to add something special to your garden. Besides looking great, it’s really practical. You can invite your friends for a party, cook in the garden, or simply keep yourself warm during a cold night.

Fire pits have become extremely popular since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Also, they are the must-have for anybody who wants to add some spark to their garden (pun intended).

Grow Vegetables Yourself

In recent years, we’ve seen an increase in people growing their own vegetables and fruits. It’s all because now we’re paying way more attention to where our food comes from.

Moreover, people are getting super creative about how and where they plant their seed. Forget your grandma’s old vegetable garden. You can grow your veggies in old containers, pots or anywhere you like.

Growing your vegetables is a great way to make your garden look fabulous and make your diet a little healthier at the same time.

Reuse & Recycle

You’d be surprised with the ideas people have to make their gardens sustainable. You can reuse and recycle almost anything you want and use it in your backyard. What are the examples?

  • Old ladder and chairs as a pot stand
  • Used bottles as pots
  • Popsicle sticks as garden markers

Of course, these three are just examples of how you can reuse things to boost your garden’s look. Use your imagination, and you’ll make your backyard look unique and more eco-friendly.

Create Some Outdoor Entertainment

Keep in mind that you’re going to spend plenty of time in your garden this summer, and if you have kids, you know how difficult it is to keep them occupied. That’s why you should boost your garden’s look and make it a fun place to stay, add some outdoor entertainment.

Make a treehouse, hang a swing or build a sandbox. You can also use a slide projector and organize movie nights for family and friends. The possibilities are endless.

Think of Your Outdoors as a Part of Your Indoors

Designing outdoors similar to indoors has become a real trend just a few years ago, but it’s a trend that’s gaining momentum. People add sofas, rugs, bookshelves and other things you usually see inside a home to their outdoors, and it looks fantastic.

It also gives your garden a sense of comfort and even luxury. It doesn’t mean that you have to spend a fortune on it, though. Reuse your old furniture or build something yourself. 

Treating your outdoors as an indoor extension is a trend that’s going to stay with us for a long time, so don’t fall behind.


Designing your garden is a fun and exciting experience that can give you a sense of fulfilment. There are tons of ideas you can implement into your backyard, but keep in mind that it’s all up to you.

Turn your garden into the place where you will love spending your time. It also should be comfortable and unique. The examples given in the article may help you with that.

What are you waiting for then? Turn your backyard into the garden of your dreams.