Garden Table Plans + Ideas for Backyard Eating

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a garden table in your garden?

Eat In Your Garden: Garden Table Ideas

One of my favorite garden designs always includes an eating area close to the garden.

When you have a garden bench or a garden table close to your garden you’re creating a wonderful and calming place to just ‘be’. Eating outside has many benefits like enjoying fresh air and eating around your plants. It’s also easy to harvest some fresh veggies and prepare a healthy garden salad. Grab some fresh mint for your drinks and some flowers for the table and voila! Eating in paradise.

Groundbreaking food gardens  has some great garden design ideas for creating a backyard eating area within your garden

Outdoor Garden Dining

Tips for Backyard Eating Area

  • Grow flowers and herbs close to your eating area for wonderful scents and scenery
  • Grow edible landscaping in raised beds around your garden table
  • Create a patio area facing your garden
  • Plant salad crops for a quick harvest and make a fresh garden salad outside on your garden table!
  • It helps to grow mosquito repelling plants around your eating area

Mosquito Repellent Plants

Mosquito control plant from the Indian Spot

Great mosquito repelling planter idea from Salisbury Greenhouse

DIY Garden Table Plans

Garden Table and Lights

from Apartment Therapy

DIY backyard table with drinks in the middle

Patio table & ice box DIY tutorial at Remodelaholic

DIY Patio Table

Simple & Cheap $60 Table from Let’s Just Build a House

How to build a pallet garden table & stools

Garden bar from recycled pallets- tutorial from Recyclart

Garden Table with Lights


Picnic table DIY plans

Picnic bench plans from DIYgardenplans

2 thoughts on “Garden Table Plans + Ideas for Backyard Eating”

  1. Wow, those are some beautiful looking sheds. I agree that for a great shed it costs some money, but if you’re looking for only storage then the prices are much cheaper. I prefer plastic/resin sheds because I don’t have the skills to build one myself!

  2. Its really enjoyable and eating in the backyard area around your garden! Its a great place to have a family dinner on the outdoor tables!!


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