Open or closed, garden gates always say welcome. Whether you opt for wrought-iron or classic white pickets, a gate can add character to your exterior design.
A pretty basket overflowing with fresh blooms give this garden gate a true cottage feel.
Treated 4 by 4s, reworked into the arbors and fencing give contrast to the wrought iron gate.
Surrounded by bright daffodil containers, this cottage garden gate oozes charm.
An iron gate sets the tone for this classic Charleston courtyard.
Surrounding your gate with cascading blooms will leave a lasting memory. These Noisette roses are fragrant and arching climbers that bloom repeatedly from spring through fall.
Adjacent to a blooming crepe myrtle, this delicate double-door iron gate makes for a classic Southern entrance.
This front gate echoes the architecture of the home. Set atop a blue stone walk, guests are instantly greeted with a classic style.
This cattle rail style was constructed with mahogany posts, Western red cedar rails, and handcrafted hardware.
An arched iron gate provides a stately entrance into this 12-foot-tall Virginia garden tunnel. It allows privacy but doesn't
take away from the allée's impact.
Red brick columns anchor this geometric double gate. Matching steps lead up to the house and create a sturdy, yet classic look.
A white picket fence instantly evokes a classic exterior for any home.
Play up an entrance with an oversized gate. A hanging glass lantern custom hardware, flanking picket fences and chevron-patterned woodwork add charm.
Open yet sturdy, this gate frames a view but still allows breezes to cool the garden.
Dress up a picket with a finial cut that's uniquely yours. These are inpired by ones seen in Nantucket.
To give this gate a weightier swing and a richer sound when closed, the aluminum channel voids are filled with stand.
Add a door to a retaining wall. This one conceals a closer just deep enough to hold garden necessities.
Break up an expansive privacy fence with an antique. The weathered patina on this door is actually a rust-colored primer.
Knoxville businessman Bill Baxter had been searching for something evocative of a lost kingdom when he found the doors of his dreams at a Knoxville antiques shop. Seven Feet tall but mountain on a frame that brings them level with the 8-foot-tall maze hedges, the doors once led into a residential garden in China.
This backyard gate bears a striking resemblance to the wooden gates taht grace the University of Virginia campus. Its solid-paneled lower portion keeps animals in (or out if you prefer), while the slatted and dipped top offers a glimpse of the landscape beyond.