How to Create a Tranquil Garden

How to Create a Tranquil Garden

Our gardens are often something we take for granted. In fact, many of us don’t utilize out gardens at  all and spend most of our time at home inside our house. But you can easily turn your garden into an  amazing safe haven for you to go when life gets too overwhelming.

It’s good to spend some time outside every day, for sunlight and fresh air. If you don’t have much  time to sit and relax in your garden, you can always . Keep reading if you want to get  started on creating your own tranquil garden.


Water is great for relaxing. There’s something so peaceful about listening to water run, like at a  stream, or even just staring into its depth, like at a dam. Have you ever gone to a waterfall and  stared at the water while listening to the calming sounds that accompany it? Luckily, you can have a  something similar in your own garden. The water will instantly  transport to you to a place of peace, relaxation and tranquility.


While having plants in your garden is pretty much a given, it’s still worth a mention, since plants and  flowers play such a big part in our gardens. Being around plants actually has a lot of ,  as well as the fact that they’re pleasing to look at and pleasant to smell. You can even add some  relaxing plants like lavender and let the gentle scent help you find a state of serenity.


Adding a bench to your garden gives you a place to call your own, a place where you can go when  you need some “me-time “. You can place it in your favorite spot in your garden, away from any  commotion. An ideal spot for it is under a tree, so that you don’t get sunburnt while trying to relax.  You can have your cup of coffee here each morning, making it a part of your daily routine. If you’re  up to it, you can even individualize your bench by it.


There’s just something about the sound of chimes tinkling in the wind that brings a sense of calm  and ease. Especially if you live in a big city or close to a street, adding some wind-chimes is an easy  way to bring a joyful sound to your home amidst the noise and traffic.

Invite birds

The sound of birds chirping is such a delight, and having your garden filled with birds is a sure way to  brighten up any day. You might need to invite the birds into your garden by putting out a birdbath or  hanging a bird feeder in a tree.

Stepping stones

Something about the smooth roundness of stepping stones just oozes tranquility. Many people  believe that surrounding yourself with rocks and stones can help to ground you and make you feel  more at ease. Whether you agree or not, you’ll surely agree that stepping stones add a certain level  of calmness to your garden.


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