The temperatures in Germany are really high this June and everyone is happy about it. You want to spend as much time outdoors as possible, whether in your own garden or in the park, and have fun with your loved ones and good friends. Now the gardeners have their hands full, but they also need to find a few hours of pure relaxation. This is exactly what our garden design ideas for today aim for. In the following we want to give you great tips on how to use the space under the tree. When it comes to garden design, the most important thing is the right outdoor design, right? Here we do not only mean garden furniture and garden decoration. Yes, it might sound a bit strange, but trees as part of your landscape can be used to advantage and greatly accentuated by redesigning the space around them. Stick with it and let yourself be surprised what would be possible under a tree.
place under tree? Yes, this one can be designed very cleverly!
Small details in garden design sometimes set the tone.
Plant the space under tree
Our first design idea for the space under the tree is obvious and easy to implement. Usually the place under tree is shady all day long. Nevertheless, you can find suitable flowers and garden plants that do not like bright sunlight and use them there. First prepare the area. Form a circular flower bed around the tree trunk and then start planting. To that end, choose only shade-loving plants such as coleus, lobelia, busy lizard, fuchsia, and dot leaf (to name a few!). Of course, you can also border this place under the tree, then your flower bed will look even more attractive in the shade. You can find ready-made bed edgings in every garden center, but you can also master an even more interesting one yourself.
How to create a happy atmosphere in your own garden…
… and give your personal style a great expression!
For example, you can opt for a DIY project with stones, bricks or gravel. There are no limits to your creativity here. You can judge for yourself which of the materials mentioned best fits into your garden design. It also depends on the look you want and the style of your garden. A nice option would be, for example, to emphasize the space under the tree with succulents or beautifully blooming garden flowers. If you have a green lawn all around, emphasize the blooms and the shapes of the flowers around the tree. In addition, succulents and blooming flowers add more color and texture to your entire outdoor area and really set the scene under the tree.
With succulents you can create a special design on the space under the tree.
Here you can create an oasis of calm surrounded by greenery.
A border with stones is always strikingly beautiful.
…. And looks completely natural.
A spiral design with stones and succulents makes the space under the tree a focal point in the garden.
Build a bench around the tree
A bench around a tree is a classic idea. So use the space under tree and get a cozy sitting area in the shade where you can relax and hide from excessive sun exposure. Such a bench can be styled in many ways. For example, it can be made of metal or wood and you can buy it or build it yourself. Make such a bench as comfortable as possible, with pillows and blankets to make it more inviting. The cozy bench can also be combined with a table. In this way you form a small seating area directly around a tree and give your garden a special highlight. This space under the tree can be used for eating, painting and reading, for example, or as an additional area for your garden tools on hot summer days.
This bench around the tree invites you to stay longer in the shade.
Here you have a place for pure relaxation on hot summer days!
An idea for people with manual skills who want to build their own bench!
This seating area is made of metal and has a distinct retro flair.
Your old wooden table can be repurposed!
Build a wooden deck around a tree and make it inviting
Building a wooden deck right around a tree is a great idea for anyone who likes to relax in the shade. This can become your favorite place in the whole outdoor area, where you like to hang out with friends and family or sleep under the stars. It’s a good way to protect the soil, so it’s absolutely great for regions that are too windy or too rainy. You can place various cushions and beanbags on the wooden deck and turn it into a place to relax. Don’t forget to surround the outdoor space with lights or candle lanterns and relax there anytime without being exposed to direct sunlight!
Do you also want to build a wooden terrace around a tree in your own garden?
Or design your own private place to relax outside in the shade?
You can go one step further and design your very own outdoor relaxation area under a tree. All you have to do is place some dining or seating furniture there and voila! You can hang lanterns and lights on the tree, create your personal oasis there and enjoy the tranquility at any time. Let yourself be further inspired by our pictures and make your garden a nicer place of rest and relaxation! We wish you pure relaxation there!
If you are surrounded by greenery, ……………
… you can feel nature up close!
Even a small courtyard can be stylishly designed!