Penstamon, nepeta, roses and alchemilla mollis beautiful combinationa in Great Tew estate, Oxfordshire

Create your very own cottage garden! Designate an area in your yard with a border of flagstone or rocks collected from a field. Plant the taller plants in the back and the shorter plants up front in order to achieve a hedgerow effect. Head to the local nursery and choose an assortment of herbs, vegetables, hardy perennials, and self-sowing annuals. Look for blooms that have different colors, sizes, and textures to add visual interest. Keep reading as eBay helps you build a cottage garden.

This woodland biennial reliably produces beautiful upright spikes of bell-shape flowers in shades of purple, pink, and white. Note: While most common foxgloves are biennial, they often self seed and appear each year in the garden. Name: Digitalis varieties Growing conditions: Partial sun and moist, well-drained soil Height: 2-6 feet tall, depending on variety Zones: 3-8, depending on variety

A little Beatrix Potter dcor is a nice touch for your English cottage garden. The messy, slightly wild appearance of this landscaping style gives you ample opportunity to incorporate animal statuary. Just stick with rural country species like hedgehogs and rabbits