A stepping stone pathway leads to this cool double reclining swing in a shade garden designed by homeowner Judy Hartley. Her suburban Atlanta garden was on the 2015 Through the Garden Gate tour hosted by the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County.
A whimsical room features a swing chair and draperies of birds, butterflies, insects, and plants in Europe and China. The pattern was inspired by a book of etchings by French naturalist Pierre-Joseph Buchoz. The Buchoz Floral fabric is in a textile collection by the New York Botanical Garden and Vervain.
A tiered fountain is one of the highlights of this restful Spanish-inspired garden space. White and purple flowers grow in beds surrounding the walkway and a gazebo provides shade and a relaxing bench swing.
This lively backyard deck features natural wood planks and vibrant red-orange outdoor furniture, including an armchair and ottoman. A built-in rustic treehouse with a hammock and swing provides a fun spot for kids to explore.