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The beauty and versatility of the Aussie cottage garden

Posted by John Zeaiter on

We've mentioned native gardens quite a bit in recent columns here on the Evergreen Growers blog but this week we'd like to take a look at cottage gardens in an Australian context. Cottage gardens have been popular in Australia since colonial days with settlers looking to plant their gardens in a reflection of the style they were used to in England. The cottage garden has little in the way of rules ” perhaps that's part of its charm ” although the style is usually typified by a riot of glorious plants and flowers in soft shades and colours and with...

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