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Best Garden Poems

Below are the all-time best Garden poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of garden poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member Miss Amelia Havisham's Garden Shed
between the plant pots and the trays
the cobwebs had seen better days
and for all the wood and damp and soil
the smell was one of paint...

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Categories: death, garden, literature,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Poem Garden
I have a little garden
growing on a page.
No mint, I beg your pardon.
I hope that there is sage.

It’s ideas I plant there
to see what they...

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© P.S. Awtry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: garden, metaphor, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
The Garden That Lives On
        old house
   from my memories 
 opens to a wide porch
adorned by mom with...

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Categories: garden,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member My Garden
My garden is such a colourful sight,
with pretty roses and scented sweet peas.
An abundance of blooms, what pure delight!

Beautiful butterflies gently alight
on flowers dancing on...

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Categories: beauty, butterfly, flower, garden,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member God's Spring Garden

  I awoke this morning to birds singing.
  The dead silence that's been heard all winter.
  Now the harmonious sounds of life,...

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Categories: april, flower, garden, god,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Garden of Blooms
She is the flower in the garden of dreams
 Awaiting her butterfly on the summer breeze
 A sip of nectar where her beauty beams

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: butterfly, flower, garden,
Form: Pantoum
My Poetry Garden
My poetry garden of late has lain untended and forlorn.
I succumbed to shock and dismay upon entering recently, for I observed that
great disagreement had erupted...

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Categories: garden,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Where the White Rose Blooms
The single white rose captured the old gardener's attention,
He lovingly cared for it, like it was his own grand-daughter,
The roses were just like family and...

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Categories: death, funeral, garden, heaven,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Just August
In my little garden, balmy blooms are on display.
My purple Zinnia wears the crown in August sun
attracting tiny Hummingbirds and butterflies.
Ripe golden mangos blush with...

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Categories: august, bird, fruit, garden,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: analogy, garden, growth, happiness,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Rose and Her Thorns
A lovely rose grew to the garden's delight,
a poem of sunrise surrounded by night.
One day her friend Ivy asked "Why do you mourn?" 
Rose answered,...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: garden, death, death of a
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wild Love
The blackberry's love for the garden rose
Brought down the gardener's wrath.
The blackberry sensed the danger
As he wended the garden path.

" A love so true as...

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Categories: garden, love, rose, sweet,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Beloved Blooms
Beloved Blooms

I awoke to a garden of flowers, 
A bouquet of words that blooms from within.
Expressions conceived, grown by spring showers,
A dream or a quest...

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Categories: beautiful, flower, garden, poetry,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Bridge Over Silent Waters
A Bridge Over Silent Waters

Never judge your fellow man
Before seeking your own reflection
Not the one that shines in a glass mirror
Seek it in the eyes...

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Categories: appreciation, art, deep, garden,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Sands of Love
Two statues of stone
On pedestals in the park
One male
One female
White objects of a perfections beauty
Yet they stood erect and alone
When the rain fell
This was their...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, garden, imagery,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Jallianwala Bagh
The occupation of India began, with the East India company
And prospered across large swathes of Indian territory
Then the British Crown took control, bringing military might

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Categories: death, england, garden, history,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Keukenhoff Gardens
A violet floral river 
Quietly meanders through beds
Of fragrant gold tulip blossoms
With their close connection of heads. 

Next a glorious crimson field 
Catches the eyes...

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Categories: garden, spring,
Form: Rhyme
Moving On
I'm not selling a house, i'm leaving my home.
Happy times together, months spent alone.
Morning sickness, baby loss, labour and birth
Planting my seeds in good strong...

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Categories: child, emotions, family, garden,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Gardens At Keukenhoff Alouette
Gardens at Keukenhoff (Alouette)

As the tulips rise
With their sweet surprise
Fragrance permeates the air
Colors cover land
From God's divine hand
In these gardens we all share.

Such astounding views

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Categories: april, flower, garden, spring,
Form: Rhyme
An Unfolded Whisper

A lilac endeavor
of promised importance
came strolling along
on a path in the sun
Its fragrance unfurling
this side of September
when springtime was singing
for winter was done
With meadowlarks chatting

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Categories: fun, garden,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member From Dawn's Spirited Breath, See Red, Red Rose
From Dawn's Spirited Breath, See Red, Red Rose

When Summer rose meets dawning's sweetest hush
Sun comes to bequeath its dawn bathing rays
Red beauty gleaming, rose stills...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, flower, garden,
Form: Sonnet
Flowers of the Heart
The garden of love bids tending
                 so often it...

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Categories: care, garden, growth, heart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ''Fluttering Gems''
As I stood in my garden amongst my flowers,
       a parade of blue butterflies was drifting;
past my lovely brilliant...

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Categories: butterfly, flower, garden,
Form: Verse
Before the Rain Is Gone
She kept it all inside her
and never spoke a word,
though her thoughts flew and darted
like a trapped and frantic bird.

Inside her was a garden
that was...

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Categories: garden, fantasy, imagination, naturerain, blue,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When Tomorrow Dawns

Two gardens meet in the mist
Both gardens sublime in beauty
One called, the past
And one called, the future
And I . . . 

Climbed the lichen...

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Categories: garden, life,
Form: Verse