english garden

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    An English Country Garden in Summer

    During his time designing and maintaining this private English country garden, Istvan Dudas has wholeheartedly embraced the cottage garden style. Being a creative plantsman, however, he still leaves room for…

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    A Nearly New Gardener in the UK

    Today’s photos are from Kayla in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. The reddish leaves of a lovely Japanese maple (Acer palmatum, Zones 5–9) glow in the sun. This was one of the…

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    Summer-Dry Gardening, Part 1: A Visit to Beth Chatto’s Gravel Garden

    When the summer heat starts in the Pacific Northwest, I reflect at my choice to turn my front garden space into a "summer-dry garden." I like this term better than…

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    An English-Inspired Garden in France

    I garden in a village near Dijon in Burgundy, in France, and I am a new subscriber to Fine Gardening magazine, which I find very interesting, I had never read…

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    Garden Inspiration From British Columbia, Part 2

    Today we’re sharing more of Cherry Ong's photos of the gardens at the Government House in Victoria, British Columbia. Part 1 was yesterday, so check that out if you missed…

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    Reinventing a Cottage Garden

    Joy Davey dreamt of having a cottage garden. She could picture the dense, flower-filled beds surrounding her Craftsman-style house. The breezy informality of the cottage look resonated with her lifestyle…

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    Timeless Cottage-Garden Roses

    Nothing says cottage garden like roses. Timeless, fragrant, and cheerful—these classic roses are lovely choices to help create the charming and inviting environment of the English countryside. Whether you prefer…

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    Five Traditional Elements of a Cottage Garden

    If you want your cottage garden to be truly traditional, you might be surprised to know that up until the 19th century, many cottage gardens boasted little more than potatoes.…

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    It’s Primrose Time

    Enjoy the sweet, simple freshness of these harbingers of spring