6 Steps to a No-Work Cottage Garden
While formal gardens thrive on order and well-defined spaces, cottage gardens bubble in cheerful tangles of flowers that form a kaleidoscope of hue and texture.
“Cottage garden style is relaxed, colorful, and fun,” says Darrell Trout, avid gardener, writer, and lecturer, whose own garden reflects his passion for easy-growing beauty.
“A cottage garden has perhaps less regard for rules than for doing what you really love,” he says. Follow this step-by-step advice to cultivate your own corner of delightful floral abundance.