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  • seams 2be

    Cottage Style Garden.

  • The Bridal Bird

    6 Steps to a No-Work Cottage Garden; Invest in soil. Select sturdy beauties (Echinacea purpurea), wild indigo, 'Stella d'Oro' or 'Happy Returns' daylily, New England aster, and Russian sage. For foliage, try lady's mantle, lambs' ears, or blue fescue. Avoid high-maintenance roses. Grow tough, disease-resistant Knock Out shrub roses, Meidiland landscape roses, 'Betty Prior', or the old-fashioned climber 'Blaze'.) Mulch. Trade dragging a hose around for hands-free watering.

  • Danielle Miller

    Great tips!!!! 6 Steps to a No-Work Cottage Garden Create a garden that's big on color -- but small on labor. By Julie Martens; Tips by Luke Miller From better Homes and Gardens. Echinacea purpurea, cleome and... veronica? hyssop?

  • Joan Mathews

    6 Steps to a No-Work Cottage Garden // Great Gardens Ideas //

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