An English Country Cottage Garden

Cottage Garden Path

Early cottage gardens met the needs of their inhabitants – bursting with vegetables, herbs, fruit and livestock, flowers filled the gaps and were intended for medicinal or culinary use. Over time flowers have become predominant in cottage garden design, with … Continue reading

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When was the last time you bought a gardening book?

Welcome Dog

To answer my own question it’s been a while. When I got my first garden and ‘discovered’ gardening I bought a handful of tomes, some ‘how to’s’ a couple extolling design principles and others with an historical/classical garden bent.  I’ve … Continue reading