Want to grow a unique, easy-care flower garden? Learn how to start a cottage garden this fall with these simple tips.
If you want to start a traditional cottage garden that exudes charm, color, and wonderful textures, follow these tips.
One of the defining features of a cottage garden is the abundant mix of perennials and annuals. Combine favorites like roses, peonies, lavender, and delphiniums with vibrant annuals such as cosmos, zinnias, and marigolds.
This dynamic blend of flowers will create a tapestry of colors and textures, giving your garden an inviting and romantic feel.
Add structural elements like a weathered wooden arbor, an archway adorned with climbing roses, or a trellis covered in sweet-smelling jasmine to provide support and a whimsy to your garden flowers
Create meandering pathways using materials like stone, gravel, or reclaimed bricks Plant low-growing flowers along the edges, allowing them to spill over and soften the path's edges, beckoning visitors to wander deeper into the garden.
Add a quaint seating area where you can sip your morning coffee or enjoy an afternoon tea.
To create an authentic cottage garden ambiance, let climbing vines and rambling roses take center stage. Plant them along walls, fences, and trellises, allowing them to meander and intertwine.
Follow along to learn more about growing an easy-care cottage garden.