Gardens We Love From Rate My Space

HGTV's Rate My Space members share pictures of their gardening efforts.

Hollyhocks flank the benches for a sweet cottage-garden look in this design by RMSer horselady.

Cottage Garden

Mountain Charm

Zinnias, black-eyed Susans, coneflowers, cardinal flowers, dahlias and more appoint this exuberant cottage garden by RMS user mmccool719 in western North Carolina.

Pastel Perennial Garden

Exuberant Colors

RMSer Lark's large garden is an explosion of color. \"The Japanese beetles are feasting, the mosquitoes are biting and still I love gardening,\" she writes.

Container Garden Succulent Birdbath

Fountain of Succulents

Drought-tolerant sedums and other succulents made a perfect partnership with this birdbath, posted by RMS user dharris1.

Minnesota Garden

In Full Bloom

Liatris, black-eyed Susan, joepye weed, Russian sage, white phlox, red bee balm, variegated grass adorn RMS user triciaf's Minnesota garden.

Colorful Garden With Pond

Bit of Paradise

Check out this view of the garden from RMS user kmphelps' master bedroom.

Hidden Garden Bench with Pillows

New Life for Old Floor

RMS user mikaniru used the small concrete slab left from an old shed to create the base of a sitting area, then surrounded it on two sides with a raised bed of hibiscus.

Container Garden Ornamental Flowering Plants

Gorgeous Garden in a Pot

This beautiful container garden includes ornamental kale, Cuban oregano and foxtail fern. Posted by RMSer KatG

Taking It to Another Level

This backyard retreat is perfect for all types of entertaining, says RMS user Utahmom. The next page shows how it looked in spring.

Spring Scene

Splashes of phlox help draw attention to the destination sitting area in this spring scene, posted by RMS user Utahmom.

Curb Appeal

RMS user Sophia06 and her husband began creating this urban front-porch garden four years ago and then reluctantly had to move. \"The good thing is this curb appeal helped to attract buyers to our home and we ended up with 19 offers in three days,\" she writes.

Memory Garden

Memory Garden

This memorial garden, with a pond, fairies and plenty of flowers, is a tribute to Laura, daughter of RMS user AnnandTim.

Bench with Bed of Grass

Grass Under Your Feet

Live in the city with no room for a lawn? No problem for RMS user Glefteris, who created this park bench and \"lawn\" because putting your feet in the grass is \"a real treat in a New York City brownstone garden.\"

Garden Planter Heads

Planters With Personality

RMS user KatG's planter heads are sure to be a conversation piece in the backyard. The \"people\" take on completely different looks as you vary the plants.

Memory Garden

Gardens Galore

Browse RMS user Deronda's pictures and you get the feeling that here's a person who loves to garden. Besides this memory garden, she's filled up a lot of her yard with many other garden spaces.

Virginia Garden

Year-Old Garden

RMS user virginiaoutback moved to a \"stone-bare\" yard in Virginia from North Carolina and brought her flowers with her. The result, after only a year, is this lovely space.

Garden Potting Area

Super Potting Shed

RMS user KatG's project started with a potting table and wound up as so much more.

Japanese Style Mini Garden

Small-Space Asian Garden

A variety of beautiful, well-kept plants make up this garden, which also includes a small pond. \"A true Japanese garden is not busy as ours, but we love all types of plants and we can't help ourselves,\" writes lakesidegarden.

Grass-Edging Flower Garden

Perennial Power

A variety of colorful perennials, such as daylilies and coreopsis, brighten this garden bed. Posted by RMSer mrsfitz

Rose Garden Photo by SpackleMuddPalin

Riot of Roses

In spring RMS SpackleMuddPalin's front yard offers an explosion of color.

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