Familiarize yourself with the elements which make up a cottage garden these types of gardens are informal and composed wide variety plants herbs such as basil thyme oregano rosemary often components along flowers.
1 start small dont create a monster that you dont have time to feed regularly trout says keep your cottage garden small and most of all fun. According to cottage garden it is helpful make a diagram of the area you wish plant measure with tape recommended scale yard garden equals 12 inch on your note where sun and shade occurs at intervals during day sketch would like paths fences arbors or other structures. The concept of cottage garden has evolved into prettiness a rural idyll we think today bursting with colourful blowsy blooms all growing . See the sunset plant finder indeed mediterranean plants and succulents like agaves work quite well in coastal desert plantings click ahead for a look at how traditional cottage garden can morph to fit your own personal gardening style.