Six Steps Cottage Garden1. Start small. As confidence grows, increase the size. 2. Invest in soil. Add organic matter yearly. 3. Position plants carefully. incl. spring-flowering bulbs, purple coneflower, wild indigo, 'Stella d'Oro' or 'Happy Returns' daylily, New England aster, Russian sage. lady's mantle, lambs' ears or blue fescue. 5. Cover soil. "Mulching helps maintain soil moisture levels 6. Make it automatic. Use drip hoses. Gardens Ideas, Cottages Gardens, Rocks Gardens, Gardens Design Ideas, Cottage Gardens, Plants, Gardening, Nowork, No Work Cottages
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