Orchard Cottage garden ideas

Collection by Lydia Carr

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Another good garden against a backdrop of trees.

Connecticut Kitchen Garden

With patience, hard work and an impressive master plan Pamela Page transformed a rocky lot in Bethel, Connecticut, into a gorgeously abundant organic kitchen garden.

Gertrude Jekyll garden, England. {Photographs: © Country Life Picture Library, from Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden by Judith B. Tankard, Rizzoli New York, 2011 }

gertrude jekyll & the country house garden

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Gorgeous Landscapes

Browse pictures of beautiful yards and outdoor spaces at HGTV.com.

Potager using stone walls.

Châssis, carré potager : structurer le potager

Plessis en fer béton ou en bois, coffrage en bois, châssis... les différentes formes pour organiser un potager présentées par Rustica.

Apple Orchard (House & Garden archives)


So emblematic of summer’s last gifts, bushels of fall to look forward to… Small, antique “Liberty” apple on an espaliered tree… said to be Thomas Jefferson’s fav…

The paving stones and planting are great!

Here's How to Build a Perfect Path

Stone, brick, gravel and even sawdust can turn a muddy trail into an inviting walkway

Raised beds around fruit trees.

Garden allotment | Garden design | Ideal Home

Looking for inspiration for your garden design and ideas on how to create a vegetable allotment? Take a look at the Housetohome.co.uk garden galleries for garden design ideas including raised beds and planters for vegetable gardens

Stone fence hops a stump at Two Scottie Farm.  #vermont #garden #drystackedstonefence

A Hopping Stone Fence

I marveled here a while back about how much I love dry-stacked stone fences. And those were just your run-of-the-mill fences that remain down-to-earth. So imagine how I almost jumped out of my seat when I saw this fence, well, jumping!Located at Vermont’s Two Scottie Farm, this is a stone fence that took a creative approach to an old tree stump that was in the way. While most of us might imagine a fence that veers around the stump, this fence hops up over it!

A step-over apple tree--perfect for edging a path. Alys Fowler in the Guardian.

Alys Fowler: step-over apples

Step-over apples may be small but they are very productive and perfect for lining a path, writes Alys Fowler

New England vegetable garden.  Beauty and function.  I love it!

Garden Tour: New Hampshire Garden

New England vegetable garden. Beauty and function. I love it!

Lawn edging

Lawn edging

An excellent idea for separating lawn, orchard, and vegetables.

urban farming

Lettuce types as a design feature.


Click here for the 'Seeds of Eaden' seed shop The French named their kitchen gardens potagers and today this term is used to describe a decorative garden where fruit, vegetables and herbs are grown in a plot in a ornamental fashion. A potager is a French term for an ornamental vegetable or kitchen garden. The French named their kitchen gardens 'Jardin Potager'. The historical design precedent originated from the Gardens of the French Renaissance and Baroque eras. T The arrangement of the…

Tasha Tudor's Vermont Garden.

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Get inspired by beautiful outdoor gardens. See makeovers, inspiration, and learn about garden styles and regional gardens around the world. Includes container gardening, formal gardens, family gardens, naturalistic design, pool gardens, rooftop gardens, vertical gardens, and permaculture. Garden styles include Dutch gardens, woodland gardens, cottage gardens, modern and contemporary gardens, white gardens, water gardens, Islamic, Japanese Mediterranean, xeric, tropical and wabi sabi…

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Miranda Brooks Landscape Design

One of my readers loved the photo of the woman and child in the garden from yesterday's post. The woman in question is landscape designer ...

tasha tudor's house in Vermont-peonies.

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