Pink and white tulips sway in a botanical garden on a sunny day. The bright buds reach for the sky, which pokes through the surrounding green trees. While the setting is very natural, the planted flowers contribute to a slightly landscaped feel.
A white picket fence welcomes visitors, who walk down a brick pathway to a small garden shed in a residential backyard. The shed is white with a red door, with small lanterns on either side of the door.
A garden hoe is a versatile tool that has been used for centuries. Common uses of the hoe include weed control, moving soil, digging furrows and trenches, and chopping roots and weeds.
An exterior walkway is adorned with a Japanese maple, lirope, and miniature boxwood. The entrance garden to this beautiful home provides a welcoming feel to all who travel the bright white path to the door.
Two garden sheds sit in a beautifully landscaped backyard. Flowers, walkways, and a birdbath make this an idyllic spot for visitors. The potting shed in the foreground is made of cedar shingles, with a bench outside for resting.
A brown, wooden garden shed with red trim holds landscaping tools and other gardening equipment. Larger items, such as fencing material and a wheelbarrow, lean neatly against the side of the shed.
A rustic white potting shed, with a white door and singular window, is surrounded by vibrant green foliage and herbs. The plants have been well tended by tools that are located inside the shed.
While a hose is a more efficient way to water a garden, a watering can does come in handy at times when the garden is inaccessible by hose or the garden is so small that a hose would be impractical.
Simple hand tools are often best for small gardens or flower beds. A shovel, or spade, can be used to turn over soil, dig weeds, and make planting holes.
This macro shot of purple tulbaghia violacea, also known as society garlic, was taken at a botanical garden in San Diego, California. Tulbaghia violcea is an attractive ornamental perennial that grows in clusters and smells distinctly of garlic.
A glass Tiffany table lamp is photographed on a white background. This antique lamp, with its garden-themed shade, is a stylish and beautiful way to illuminate a room.