20 Amazing Urban Gardens Ideas

Urban Gardens

We here at ExaminedExistence are simply in love with the urban gardens featured in these images. Do you need ideas to get started or expand your own garden in a metropolitan setting? Check out these 20 images for inspiration.

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Okay, so the trees and green space in the background probably won’t be attainable in the backyard of your multi-flat greystone. However, you should be able to pull off the courtyard, beautiful arches, and potted plants with relative ease.

Use this idea to make your own garden oasis in the concrete sprawl.

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Again, there’s NO WAY you can bring the sprawling hills of this farm to your metro home.However, with a little ingenuity, you should be able to incorporate a garden bed (or two) and a gravel walking path into your urban gardens.

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Does living in the city make you feel claustrophobic? Consider framing your wooden deck and garden with a huge picture window. This eye catching centerpiece will make you feel one with idyllic, green backyard.

 

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Again, your backyard will most assuredly not support such a large garden. But, if you shrink the idea down to the center, you’ll have an incredible, eye catching urban garden.

 

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Live in a flat far above the street level? No problem!. Use this idea to spruce up your deck and bring a bit of green to this skyscraper.

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The brick facade against this water garden brings an almost zen like quality!

 

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Have a small backyard? No problem. Most of us living in the city have limited space to work with when planning a garden. But, that doesn’t stop us. Urban gardens are all about maximizing what space you have in an efficient manner.

 

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Fish and lilies in a brick pond can take your garden to the next level.

 

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Simply incorporating a few planters can improve a terrace or deck.

 

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Imagine this drawbridge over a miniature pond in your backyard!

 

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Pagodas are stylish, classy and effective at cutting down on sunlight!

 

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When it comes to urban gardens, poodles are opti0nal. The plants are not!

 

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Plan on using concrete on your back deck? No problem. City planners have been planting trees and shrubbery around concrete/asphalt for years.

 

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Movie night in the garden! This shows how a backyard can be BOTH functional AND eye appealing.

 

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Check out how this home naturally flows and transitions into the backyard.

 

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Not enough space for your potted plants? Don’t worry! This hanging rack will hold hundreds of plants while freeing up your seating space.

 

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If you live on an incline, build your garden vertically like this.

 

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