Cozy Up in These 10 Romantic Garden Seating Nooks

Secluded settings, twinkling lights and lush plantings set these inviting seating areas apart from the rest.

A garden calls for at least one intimate seating area, a place to retreat to for a private tête-à-tête or a quiet spot to enjoy all on one’s own. While seating nooks vary in their style and location within a garden, the most alluring ones all seem to have a few factors in common: an intimate scale, a secluded setting and romantic elements like soft evening lighting, plants for fragrance and leafy arbors.

Take a look at these 10 intimate outdoor seating nooks in places ranging from a New York rooftop to the French countryside. Tell us, which one would you most want to retreat to?

 February 10, 2019
Houzz Contributor. Landscape designer, a former garden editor for Sunset Magazine and in-house designer for Sunset’s Editorial Test Garden. Her garden designs have been featured in the Sunset Western Garden Book of Landscaping, Sunset Western Garden Book of Easy-Care Plantings (cover), Inhabitat, and POPSUGAR.

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