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16 Design Ideas to Steal From the Atlanta Botanical Garden

March 06, 2017

Get inspired by these designs from the Atlanta Botanical Garden and recreate them in your own yard or garden.

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Photo: Grant Duckworth. From: Duckworth Interiors.


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Photo: Laura James

Fountain Focal Point

You may not be able to get your hands on a Dale Chihuly work, but any kind of water feature instantly creates a focal point in the yard. This focal point in the Atlanta Botanical Garden features Chihuly's Paterre Fountain Installation, a sculpture of blue and white shapes that emulate water, ice and sky. 

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Photo: Photo by Laura James

Adorned With Air Plants

A unique way to add a whimsical touch to a pergola is to attach air plants to the wood. You can temporarily attach them using rust-proof staples until the plants put down strong enough roots to stay attached on their own.

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Bamboo Wall

To distinguish spaces in your yard or garden or provide privacy, instead of a plain wooden fence, consider creating a bamboo wall like the one in the Japanese Garden. 

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