English Cottage Inspired Herb Garden

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Imagine an English cottage garden designed in the bygone eras of British period and you can visualize the romantic curves of the Victorian landscaping. It is hard not to bring the beauty when you design an English Cottage herb garden inspired by the colonial period.

A garden in paradise with wandering pathways, cobblestone bridges and gorgeous bird baths bathing in sun rays comes to the mind when you envisage a cottage garden. Blooming flowers, myriad colours of topiaries and stunning hedges with picket white fences reminds us of the glorious vintage gardens that were maintained by almost everyone who could afford a farmhouse.

The Elite gardener could of course pick the beautiful arbors for rose vines, a garden pond that would delight the visitors with the flora and a school of golden and silver fish bathing in the sun rays reflected from the water.

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A humble herb gardener can also dress his garden in the English Cottage inspired style. A wrought iron bench, antique planters made of ceramic or copper around the cottage surrounding the herbs will definitely seek attention. A gazebo perhaps in the 18th century style amidst the thick vegetation would remind the luxury of the Royals of British origin.

A herb garden devoid of premium luxuries can still carry the weight of an informal landscape design with structures and statues mixing in seamless way with the lush green foliage of mint, rosemary and thyme.

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A whimsical herb garden that carries the secrets of an English Cottage garden can be designed with the characteristics and elements of the accents and ingredients that make the garden unique. A cottage herb garden is what the gardener creates, the most important element is the caretaker himself.


Strategically placed herbs in antique containers, meandering pathways reaching the garden beds and the sun rays peeping from the corner of the house, all are capable of elevating the spirit of the herb garden designed in the line of a traditional English Cottage garden.

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