Lush plantings around the pool and pool house form a natural windbreak and also give the setting a sense of privacy. Low voltage lighting accents the surroundings. Plants include a grove of aspen trees and large evergreen trees.
A large shed to store rakes and terra cotta pots and a variety of garden tools becomes its own work of art with clever clusters of watering cans and other garden accessories that become thematic works of art when hung outside the shed.
This is a potting shed for the serious gardener and offers workspace galore. Stainless and stone counter surfaces provide ample space for potting plants, and recessed bins provide storage for soil, mulch and other garden products.
The best way to make your shed feel like a sanctuary and escape says Sherrod, is to target what you will use the shed for. "Regardless of what you are creating – whether it be an art studio, workshop, meditation, hobby room or garden retreat – having an idea of how you’ll use your space will help tremendously when creating a place to feel at home and decompress."
Keep extra firewood dry and clutter free in this cute English Garden Firewood Storage Shed from Overstock.com. Made from pressure-treated timber, the unit features a top shelf for sticks or wood chips.
A potting shed may be a utilitarian space, but it’s a retreat for gardeners where a few comforts of home are just as key as pots and sacks of compost. Pairing a potting shed with a patio makes a perfect outdoor live/work area. The shed, designed by Doreen Wynja and Tim Prevost, features a Dutch door and a transom window in the gable for ventilation and natural light. There’s a potting bench inside and storage for tools.