How to create a cottage garden especially popular during victorian times the requires an abundance and variety of plants similar terms for this type are country or english.
There is no absolutely right way or wrong to create a cottage garden so choose what you love some of trouts favorite plants include spring flowering bulbs purple coneflower echinacea purpurea wild indigo baptisia australis stella doro happy returns daylily hemerocallis new england aster aster novae angliae alma potschke and russian sage perovskia atriplicifolia blue spire. An english country garden easy to design with the right elements a true cottage garden from our tips ideas and advice using flowers plants for effective. How to create a cottage garden quintessential english brings mind romantic planting billowing with old fashioned favourites. An english invention the cottage garden developed during 15th century and was at its most popular victorian era in 21st century style still has niche gardening world. Above sarahs sister installed a bench to make it easier regard the garden at eye level for more of her english cottage garden see ruths garden playing wildflower roulette photograph by sarah lonsdale place benches chairs and chaises strategically in lure visitors spend time sitting among bees blossoms.
Groups of shrubs are critical to a blousy cottage garden they add volume height and depth these three bloom in sequence from early spring fall.