The Q&A Archives: Trees and plants for an English Garden.......

Question: One of the first things we want are screening trees, those not having big roots,secondly, only grows to 25feet. We hope to screen out the neighbors side along a low brick wall. Thank YOu. Looking forward.

Answer: English, or Cottage Gardens, typically contain some or all of the following plants:
Trees ? ornamental trees such as Redbud, Mountain Laurel, Mexican Plum, Desert Willow, Wild Olive
Shrubs ? Wax myrtle, Bay Laurel, Sweet Olive, Loquat, Antique Roses, Plumbego, Fig, Flowering Almond, Pomegranate
Spire and Tall Perennials ? Sunflowers, Larkspur, Poppies, Indigo Spires Salvia, Bee Balm, Cleome, Iris, *Cosmos, Phlox
Mounding Perennials ? Dianthus, Lavender, Daisies, Pink Skull Cap, Texas Zinnia, Columbine, Jerusalem Sage, Shrimp Plant
Creeping and Filler Plants ? French Thyme, Johnny Jump-Ups, Lamb?s Ear, Wild Strawberry, Herbs of all kinds
Vining and Weaving Plants ? Old Fashioned Roses, Star Jasmine, Hyacinth Bean, Wisteria, Queens Wreath, Sky vine, Morning Glories, Trumpet Vine, Pole Beans, Sponge Gourd.

Hope this list offers you some inspiration!

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