Beautiful Summer Garden & 10 More Outdoor Spaces with Summer Gardening Ideas

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net

Sharing all the details of my beautiful summer garden with my favorite summer plants & flowers & many more summer gardening tips from my blogging friends with pictures!

Beautiful Summer Garden & Summer Gardening Ideas

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Sharing all the details of my beautiful summer garden with my favorite summer plants & flowers & many more summer gardening tips from my blogging friends with pictures! #summergarden #summergardeningideas https://lehmanlane.net

Summer is the time of year when my garden is at it’s absolute best! 

The trees are covered with thick green leaves, our grass is cut short for the kiddos to run barefooted through, our porches and patios are full of cozy spots to watch the sun rise and sunset, and the summer garden of flowers and vegetables get bigger and more colorful everyday.  

Since moving into our 1800’s farmhouse in the suburbs over 4 years ago we have been hard at work making this once neglected and overgrown yard our own. 

Summer Front Porch

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net

Last year, we made a lot of curb appeal changes to the front of our farmhouse with landscaping and curb appeal

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / farmhouse front porch

Our front porch is definitely one of my favorite spots to sit and watch my kiddos playing in our front yard.

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net

The summer garden of hydrangeas are just starting to wake up and show off their gorgeous blooms.

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / pink hydrangea
Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / pink hydrangea

Front Yard Summer Garden

Our front summer garden also has lots of daylilies, evergreens, clematis, ornamental grass and the prettiest southern magnolia you ever saw! ūüôā

Summer Garden & Outdoor Spaces Hop for Summer Gardenig Ideas
Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / peach daylily
Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / southern magnolia
Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / birdhouse garden

Summer Driveway Garden

Our long driveway is covered in Annabelle hydrangeas and tall Maple trees.

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / driveway with annabelle hydrangeas

See my tips for getting the most blooms out of your hydrangeas HERE

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / annabelle hydrangea

Summer Vegetable Garden

This was the first year we planted a vegetable garden and EVERYONE in our family is excited about it. 

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / tire swing and raised vegetable beds

See the DIY for how to make your own tire swing HERE

The kids still try to beat each other down to the veggie beds to check on the strawberries first.  (see how to start your own strawberry patch HERE)

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / strawberries

I wish they were equally excited about the broccoli and Brussel sprouts but I will take what I can get, ha!

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / vegetables

Stone Walkway Summer Garden

The side of our stone walkway garden is really filling in with lots and lots of gorgeous summer blooms. 

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / walkway garden

This garden was originally a dumping spot for the two truckloads of plants I brought with me when we moved in and despite having no garden plan…

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / stonewall garden

However, it’s quickly become one of my favorite garden spots in our yard.

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / walkway garden

From the oakleaf hydrangeas to the roses, Hosta & sedum.

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / oakleaf hydrangea
Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / walkway garden

Garden Arbor & Summer Patio

My new garden arbor really sets the stage for our new backyard patio.

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / walkway garden

We have been spending as much time as possible on our new patio and we LOVE our new outdoor room.

Sharing our Farmhouse's summer garden tour along with a few blogging friends for an outdoor spaces blog hop. Stop by to see summer front porches, backyard spaces, herb gardens and poolside gardens for lots of summer gardening ideas! #summer #summergarden #otdoorspaces http://lehmanlane.net / garden arbor and backyard patio

If you missed the reveal of our backyard patio makeover you can check more pictures out here.

We transformed the backyard of our farmhouse by taking down a deck and creating a sunken brick and flagstone patio. Back Patio Makeover - Final Reveal / sunken patio / brick patio/ farmhouse backyard / patio makeover/ diy / longaberger vegetable basket http://lehmanlane.net

Thanks so much for taking the time to spot by and check out our summer garden! 

I hope this gives you lots of summer gardening ideas for your outdoor spaces. 

by Tara Lehman

11 Summer Gardening Ideas & Summer Outdoor Spaces

Since I love seeing people’s outside spaces just as much as their inside spaces, I asked a few of my blogging friends to share their gardens along with my summer garden tour. 

Stop by to see the summer garden of our farmhouse as well as 10 more outdoor spaces from my blogging friends!

From front porches to back patios, poolside spaces and herb gardens be sure to check out their beautiful gardens at the bottom of this post!


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Comments

  1. Wow Tara – Your gardens and home are stunning. Your hard work has definitely paid off! The patio and arbor look fantastic. We can’t wait to see the bounties of your labor when the veggies and fruit come in! Thank you so very much for hosting this fabulous hop again.

  2. What a fantastic job you and Jason have done with your outdoor space! So lush and truly beautiful. Veggie gardens are the best. We love planting cherry tomatoes. They are super sweet and are low maintenance. Your strawberries look great! Happy summer, Tara and thanks for hosting this hop!

  3. Your yard looks gorgeous – I love all of the hydrangeas!! That red bench always gets me, too – it’s so perfect on your porch. Thanks for hosting such a fun hop (and motivating me to get my act together on our new patio!)!

    1. Thank you so much for stopping by to see my summer garden Carolann! Hydrangeas are definitely one of my favorite flowers too :).

  4. Your garden look wonderful, I am loving your oakleaf hydrangeas. Mine are just popping open too, I can’t wait to see more of those gorgeous blooms.

  5. Oh my – you have SO much greenery and plants and flowers. If I were you, I’d just wander around my yard all day, smelling all of the things and enjoying all the beauty! ūüôā Love your outdoor garden tour!
    Best,
    Kelly

    1. Ha, Thank you so much Kelly! Growing up in a row home in the city I feel incredibly lucky to have a big yard that I can garden in :).

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