Create your very own cottage garden! Designate an area in your yard with a border of flagstone or rocks collected from a field. Plant the taller plants in the back and the shorter plants up front in order to achieve a hedgerow effect. Head to the local nursery and choose an assortment of herbs, vegetables, hardy perennials, and self-sowing annuals. Look for blooms that have different colors, sizes, and textures to add visual interest. Keep reading as eBay helps you build a cottage garden.

Colorful Cottage Garden Plan; Traditional cottage gardens often use a picket fence as a backdrop, but you can also use a wall or evergreen hedge. The idea is to create a backdrop to highlight the lovely flowers. The bed measures approximately 8×4 and should be placed in full sun.

9 Plants Thatll Make Your Southern California Garden Flourish via @PureWow. Penstemon Many of the plants bees like best have large, tubular flowers with petals that act as a landing platform. Penstemon, like this red variety, fit the bill.