Whatever growing space you have to work with, whether it’s a windowsill garden planter or a huge back garden, Instagram is the perfect source of inspiration when it comes to great gardening. From self-professed nature-lovers to garden design experts, you’re sure to find an account to suit your gardening style on this vibrant social platform. Below, we take a look at some of the best gardening accounts to follow.
@marielouiseagius From stunning mountain views to close-ups of pollinating bees, Marie-Louise Agius exhibits the very best of nature on her vibrant Instagram feed through a stunning selection of over 1,200 images. Combining her love of gardening, travel and dogs, specifically, her beautiful beige Cockapoo who makes an appearance in several of her photographs, those following this snap-happy nature-lover will always feel inspired after a browse through her feed.
@claireratinon If you are a fan of organic produce, Claire Ratinon’s Instagram account is a must-follow for you! Showcasing some of the most delicious looking fruit and vegetables ever to grace the gram as well as various gardening projects she’s been working on, Claire’s beautiful images are sure to inspire gardeners everywhere when it comes to growing organic. From juicy red tomatoes to zesty-looking lemons, her mouth-watering feed is bursting with colour!
@tommasodb The Instagram feed of garden designer Tommaso del Buono is one that beautifully combines art, architecture and culture with a clear passion for gardening. Capturing some truly exquisite imagery of plants and gardens from around the world, this urban gardener is also a keen traveller; however, his Italian heritage shines through in much of his feed – a trip to the Mediterranean will soon be the cards after scrolling through!
@houseplantjournal In line with this year’s interior design trends, houseplants have soared in popularity and are now a must-have when it comes to home accessories. Consequently, if you are looking for some guidance on how to pick the perfect houseplant or would like some tips on how to care for your indoor floras, Darryl Cheng, the man behind this trendy Instagram account, will provide both. While it is a known fact that Instagram is all about the aesthetics, Darryl’s feed is both pretty and practical and will inspire gardeners and interior lovers alike to transform their homes into a haven of florae.
@sheliajacklandscapes Displaying a more contemporary side of gardening, the Instagram feed of Shelia Jack, former art director at popular publications Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, is artistic and inspiring. From enchanting paved pathways to stunningly sculpted bushes and hedgerows, Shelia’s creative images demonstrate the skill required to pull off truly innovative garden design. As well as her own projects, her elegant feed also depicts the work of other landscapers as well as a stunning array of plant life.
@catherine_clc Winner of the RHS People’s Choice Award in 2015, Catherine Chenery certainly knows her stuff when it comes to gardening. Being a garden and botanical designer, not only does she possess extensive gardening knowledge but she is also skilled in the arts of floristry and wreath-making too! Showcasing a range of colourful images, those who follow this expert gardener will be treated to something breathtakingly beautiful every time they scroll through her feed.
@jamesscapedesign The Instagram feed of this British landscape designer focuses mainly on ‘back to basics’ gardening, showcasing a range of creative but low-maintenance garden projects. While Mediterranean influence shapes many of his designs, his focus lies primarily on the creation of gardens that flourish in line with their natural environment, making this an excellent account to follow for amateur gardeners.
@cleverbloom Balancing family life with her love of plants, mother and houseplant fanatic Erin shows how the two can be combined in perfect harmony on her fun and creative Instagram feed. Capturing some stunning imagery of an array of indoor florae as well as getting her little ones involved in some exciting projects including her new book, How to Raise a Plant and Make it Love You Back, this urban homemaker is sure to inspire anyone to become a little more green fingered!
While these are just some of the most inspirational gardening Instagram accounts to follow, we’re sure there are many more to be discovered! If you have any other suggestions when it comes to gardeners on the gram, we’d love to hear them - leave us a comment sharing your favourite accounts to follow now.