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Vegetable Garden Design - Le Potager

Potager gardens are formal kitchen gardens. They balance aesthetic with functional.

This is one of my favorite vegetable gardens. It is on a private estate in Pennsylvania and is one of the last designs that Rosemary Verey did State side before she died. Proof that vegetable gardens don't have to be hidden in the back yard. The orange are marigolds, a variety similar to Starfire Signet Marigolds available from Seed Savers Exchange.

Edible Perennials for Food and Beauty

edible landscape - I spy ameranth and sunflowers both colorful and tasty. Roger Griffith's flower and vegetable garden, just hours north of New York City, is like a farm stand in a backyard. He uses succession planting, in which seeds are sown about every three weeks, to ensure produce into fall.

Garden Tour: An Edible Landscape