A cottage garden is relaxed, and usually takes a meandering path to a destination. But like each gardener, each garden is different. The thing that puts cottage gardens into a different category is that they are always changing with the seasons, both in color and texture, but are also a mix of flowers, veggies, herbs and shrubs.
Starting at the street, it draws your eyes to the front door, combining shutter and door colors with the landscape.
Lush plantings, drawing beneficial insects, birds and butterflies are all hallmarks of a wonderful cottage garden. Curved lines, and overflowing flowers
I am an avid gardener, but this is my personal favorite type of garden. Nothing looks like a mistake, and a few weeds just blend in! Great for someone with a sense of adventure and a casual life…