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Cottage gardening is a relaxed style with a few classic characteristic design elements that allow relaxed planting and personal expression. Anyone can have a cottage garden, or at least a slice of one, anywhere in the world. Any landscape can include an area where you can plant stuff ‘every which way’ and enjoy using all your senses, all year.
Though no two cottage gardeners-or their gardens-are alike, most share certain characteristics which proclaim them as cottage gardens. They include a sense of enclosure, strong vertical elements, a small lawn or no lawn, a wide assortment of locally-adapted plants, and personalized garden accessories.
Here are some tips on how to create your own cottage garden:
The most important thing is to carve out a small, fun, enclosed space for growing plants for the love of it, and to indulge your creative fantasies.
Join us this Friday 4 March for our FREE online workshop on ‘Cosy Cottage Gardens’, with Garden Guru Sue Both.
Please use the following login details to join us at 11am sharp over Zoom:
Meeting ID: 871 4906 9022 Passcode: 567565
or use the following direct link:https://bit.ly/3GauA21