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Charming Landscaping Ideas For Sheds

So… you have a shed…

It’s functional… holds your gardening equipment, tools, feed for livestock, etc.

Maybe you converted it into a nice sitting area for adults or a fun playhouse for your kids. Or maybe you created a small greenhouse in it.

wooden shed in the garden

No matter what you use it for, it’s always nice to spruce it up with a bit of landscaping: it could be your getaway at the end of a hard day at work or your secret place where you can go play with dirt. Or, it could just be part of your garden, and add to the happy time you spend there. Here are just a few landscaping ideas for sheds to inspire you.

Don’t have a shed yet? Build your own with one of these plans.

Landscaping Ideas For Sheds

Landscaping around your storage shed doesn’t have to be anything elaborate. Just add a few colorful flowers here, a few pavers there, maybe a few containers filled with your favorite blooms, and you’re done.

Create a beautiful walkway to your shed

Path to a beautiful cottage garden shed

The first thing that you can do is create a lovely looking walkway to your storage shed. You can do this in a few different ways.

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Along the same lines, you can line a path to your storage shed with some pretty colorful flowers. You could plant the flowers right into the ground or you can find some neat looking containers (ceramic planters are beautiful) to plant them in and place along the path.

Leave the path between the flowers just dirt, or you could add river rock or even fancy looking wood chips to fill in your path.

Another idea would be to get a mold and create some stepping stones to form a walkway to your outdoor storage shed.

Here are more attractive path ideas you could try.

Add some lattice to your shed for climbers

Rustic wooden shed with flower vines

Now that you have some great ideas for creating a nice landscaped path, you can move on to do some landscaping next to your shed.

A very simple but pretty way to landscape around your storage shed would be to attach a lattice to both sides of your shed, or by the sides of your path, and plant something that will climb up the lattice.

It could be a pretty flowering plant or a very simple vine. I can only imagine Joseph’s coat rose bush blooming by the side of my shed!

Other beautiful climbers for lattice:

Create a patio for the shed

Storage shed with patio

If you have turned your storage shed into a playhouse or sitting area, you could purchase some patio brick stone and create a lovely patio area outside of the shed area.

Plant flowers all around the patio area, or add some flowers in containers.

Adding a pretty set of tables and chairs and an outdoor fireplace will also make a lovely accent.

Related: 7 reasons to invest in a pop-up gazebo this summer

Add flower boxes to the windows

Shed window with wooden shutters and red pelargonium flowers

Attach some flower boxes to the windows of your storage sheds and plant some flowers like wave petunias that will provide a fantastic touch of color to your shed.

Before you know it you will have a beautifully landscaped storage shed.

Add potted flowers by the door

Hydrangea flowers potted in a metal sleigh

These gorgeous hydrangea flowers, potted in a cute silver sleigh, can greet you every day on your way to the shed. Place them at the door and enjoy them all summer long. BTW, did you know you can control their color with a bit of garden chemistry?

Pictures Of Landscaping Around Sheds

If you need more inspiration about landscaping around sheds, I gathered some pictures of landscaping around sheds for you. Enjoy!

Beautiful blooming lilac by the shed

This shed, situated at the back of the backyard is surrounded by gorgeous lilacs. I can only imagine spending my afternoons here with a good book or some friends.

Hidden shed with lots of vegetation and a pop of color in a wheelbarrow painted white.

This hidden shed is livened up by a cute wheelbarrow with red and white flowers. Could be a man cave or a she-shed: both would love the solitude here.

Cedarwood shed surrounded by flowers

What a cute shed! And I love the conehead flowers: they bring a cheerful atmosphere to this spot.

Don’t have a shed yet? Use one of these FREE plans to build your own

Home away from home

This little home away from home (that’s what it looks to me: I can see my grand-kids wanting to spend the night here for fun) has a bit of everything:  some evergreen bushes, a climbing vine, and some pots with colorful flowers to cheer you up every time you stop by.

The many flowers planted around this shed almost hide it from view.

Almost hidden from view by vegetation, this little cottage styled shed is the perfect spot for working on your secret garden projects or enjoying a good book in the middle of nature.

Related: Arrow sheds

Country shed with a beautiful view

This country shed has a gorgeous view! It has all you need to keep busy in the garden and even preserve your garden harvest!

Smal shed with lavender flowers and a statuette

If you like statuettes, this cute little shed displays one and lots of lavender. Everyone should grow lavender: it smells heavenly and it’s great for gifts 😉

Cheery flowers arond garden shed

This she-shed is adorable! Surrounded by colorful flowers, it creates the perfect little corner to relax after a hard day at work. The sunflowers make me smile!

Old shed set up for an afternoon nap

This old shed looks like a favorite nap spot, as you labor in the garden. Take a break and rest a while.

I hope you’ve been inspired.

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storage shed surrounded by beautiful, lush vegetation

wooden shed in the garden

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