Porches, Patios, Paths Tour – Part 5

by Alli

We’re almost done with the Porches, Patios, Paths Garden Tour!  You can find homes 1-4 by clicking on the following links:

Gardens Tour #1

House #2

Tour #3

House #4

Porches, Patios & Paths Garden Tour – Brooks Home

The gardens of the Brooks home has a terraced backyard concept.

According to my helpful brochure, “The Brooks garden is sectioned off to give the appearance of being different rooms, including a cutting garden, a Gazebo room, a lower garden, a mid-level garden, patio, and large deck.”

Garden Tour

A common thread throughout the entire tour is how serene and peaceful all the gardens are. I would love to spend an afternoon reading in this garden. 

Patio Garden Tour

I also love the uniqueness of each garden space and all the unexpected surprises. 

Garden Tour

Garden Gate – Patios, Porches & Paths Garden Tour

Every time I see a garden gate, I’m always curious as to what’s on the other side. To me, a garden gate is an invitation to step inside and explore!Garden Gate

This wrought iron bench is a family heirloom, passed down from the great grandmother of the homeowner. I’m crazy about family heirlooms and this one is swoon-worthy. 

Antique Bench

This is one of my favorite pieces in the garden. 

Garden Tour

Bright and Vivid Colors on The Patio

These colors are so cheerful. And I really want to add a swing to my front porch. Isn’t it inviting?

Reading a good book while sipping a glass of ice-cold lemonade is how I’d love to spend the afternoon in this swing. 
Swinging!

I have so many new ideas for my patio, gardens, and more. 

Thanks for continuing on this tour with me. Next week will conclude the Porches, Patios & Paths Garden Tour! It was truly a fun adventure and I especially loved that I took this tour with my three daughters. Making memories with my girls  is one of the greatest Mother’s Day presents ever. 

14 comments

Katherines Corner June 12, 2014 - 9:33 am

Beautiful. I have never really thought of statuary in gardens for myself but these are stunning. xo

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Alli June 12, 2014 - 10:09 am

I thought so, too, Katherine!

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Leah June 12, 2014 - 10:16 am

I love it!! Beautiful! I’m completely inspired–my husband and I have been working on our outdoor area too.

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Alli June 12, 2014 - 10:32 am

I’ve got a lot of new ideas from the garden tour, too.

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Shirley @ Intelligent Domestications June 12, 2014 - 10:39 am

I love garden gates also and agree that they are beckoning us to enter! The Garden tour is chock full of great yard and garden (and porch) ideas!

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Alli June 13, 2014 - 4:51 am

Next Thursday concludes the tour. I was hoping everyone would not get bored from six weeks of it, but I think it’s really been a hit. I’m so glad!

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Kathe June 12, 2014 - 10:41 am

So inspirational! Just lovely!

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Bobbie June 12, 2014 - 11:35 am

Love the fountain

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Louida June 12, 2014 - 11:42 am

Another beautiful porch! I really love the bold colors, especially the blue. I think this one is my favorite porch!

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Madaline June 12, 2014 - 3:28 pm

I agree – the colors make this one amazing! That blue couch with piping is gorgeous!

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FabEllis June 12, 2014 - 4:25 pm

So pretty! I absolutely LOVE that wrought iron bench!

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Alli June 13, 2014 - 4:49 am

I know! I liked that it had been in the family for such a long time.

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Addie June 12, 2014 - 8:23 pm

the blue cushion, the water feature & the little concrete lady are all so darling!! Love, love, love =)

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Prototype Mama June 12, 2014 - 10:18 pm

I am so loving that garden gate. It’s something about it like you said that says come on in:)

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