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8 Minecraft Garden Ideas and Designs

8 Minecraft Garden Ideas and Designs

A Minecraft garden is a nice decoration you can add to nearly any build, whether it’s a house, a castle, or a town. Most gardens don’t serve much purpose other than to be a decoration or a relaxing place to go fishing or walk around.

Every garden will be different in size, function, and contents. Some gardens will have a lake, others will have a gazebo, and some have walking trails. There is a lot of flexibility with size as well and a garden can be as big or small as you want! You may need to do some terraforming when building your garden as well. Here are some ideas of what you can put in your Minecraft Garden:

  • Fishing Pond or Lake – A body of water that you can fish in. This can be natural or man-made.
  • Gazebo – A small roofed structure in your garden. Can be useful to stand in while it is raining.
  • Trees, plants, and flowers – Having some nature in your garden is almost mandatory!
  • Bridges – If there’s any small rivers or water in your garden, a bridge is useful for crossing it.
  • Small Pier – If your fishing pond is large enough, you can consider adding a small wooden dock or pier to fish from.
  • Cottage – If the garden is large enough, a cozy little cottage can be a really nice touch.
  • Walkways – Some pathways (even made from dirt) around your plants are a great feature.
  • Benches – Making some benches from wooden stair blocks and signs as armrests gives a nice aesthetic.
  • Garden Lamps – Make your garden nicer to walk around at night with some lights. You can even use redstone to make them only turn on at night!
  • Fencing – Keep mobs (or other players) out of your garden and make it feel a bit more private.
  • Fountains – A nice decoration for any garden, big or small.

1. Fancy Gazebo Minecraft Garden

This Minecraft garden build uses a circular shallow lake with a central gazebo ontop of the water. Pretty cool!

2. Castle Garden Design

If you’re building a castle, a really neat idea is to build a large garden either next to the castle or in a courtyard within the walls. Many real-life castles have large gardens and a cool one that comes to mind is the Palace of Versailles in France.

3. Babylon Hanging Garden Design

A garden built in a Babylon style can be a larger and more difficult to build, but cool nonetheless. This type of garden has multiple tiers with plants or water hanging off the edges. This one may be easier to build in creative mode, but those looking for a challenge could build it in survival too.

4. Indoor Minecraft Garden

Gardens don’t need to always be outdoors. This photo shows a garden built inside a greenhouse. Greenhouses typically feature a lot of glass to let sunlight in, potted plants, and tables.

5. Rustic Minecraft Garden

This garden design is fully roofed with leaves overhanging on the sides. It reminds me of almost a large outdoor “patio” that doubles as a crop garden with cocoa beans, wheat, carrots, and other food.

6. Massive Minecraft Garden

This is a really big garden that’s almost a courtyard for a castle. Building something like this would be a lot of work but really cool! The surrounding pillars with hanging greenery, large pathway, central fountain, and flower designs are great.

7. Koi Pond Minecraft Garden

A smaller and more compact garden that can fit almost anywhere. It has a more oriental/asian feel to it and you can tell it is a koi pond right away.

8. Flower Minecraft Garden

Want a simple outdoors garden that is fairly small but still beautiful? Look no further! This design has a small lake, flowers, pathways, fencing, and a small structure.