Herb gardens need to be carefully planned if they are to be attractive.
Cloches are portable forms of protection, rather like miniature
Cold frames are rather underrated by many gardeners.
A small border or bed can provide a surprisingly good selection of herbs to meet basic culinary needs.
Crop rotation has been practiced by farmers and gardeners as an effective precaution against pests and diseases.
One tends to think of vegetables and fruit as being grown completely desperately from any other plants.
There are several factors to consider when planning the overall design of a kitchen garden.
You cannot go on taking things out of the soil without putting
Formal designs depend on straight lines and geometric shapes, on symmetry and regularity.
All the plants in this basket bear an edible crop: the tomato fruit, nasturtium flowers and parsley leaves.
The ultimate goal of most gardeners is to have a greenhouse, for it extends the possibilities of the garden.
Life is much easier in the garden if you have items
such as a wheelbarrow.
Herb gardens tend to fulfill two functions.
When planning a herb garden today there is a vast choice of styles and influences to choose from.
These were a feature of numerous Victorian gardens, when old cart-wheels (wagon wheels) were plentiful.