Cottage Gardening forum: cottage gardening

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Name: Matthew William
Sydney (Zone 1)
We provide Sydney landscape design
Sep 23, 2011 2:08 AM CST
The purpose of the cottage garden was to provide food. It contained livestock, herbs, fruits and vegetables. Flowers were an optional extra and tended to be ones that had some practical value, such as seasoning food or repelling bugs.

Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
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Sep 23, 2011 6:18 AM CST
Welcome to All Things Plants Smiling
I hope you find this a friendly and informative place.
Do you have a garden?
I don't think I have seen a zone 1 before what are your growing conditions?

Keep believing ,hoping,and loving
all else is just existing.
Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
Charter ATP Member Cottage Gardener Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: United Kingdom Region: Northeast US Irises
Region: United States of America
Sep 23, 2011 9:37 AM CST
I have a book on cottage gardening & while it was mainly practical flower descriptions are included.

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