Creating stunning borders is the highlight of having a garden. Seeing them in full bloom is what makes the hours of
How to: plant a herbaceous perennial border
Perennial growing height is important. Taller plants for the back of the border include Lillies, Acanthus, Delphiniums, Lavatera (Tree Mallow), Echinops (Globe Thistle) and Red Hot Pokers. Hollyhocks and Foxgloves give a real cottage garden look to your borders.
Herbaceous border at Oxford University. Pic credit: Timothy Walker
How to Create a Herbaceous Border on a Budget
Full, bright border with contrasting colours
Out wandering around the chateau, because, let's face it. Madeline MEANDERS.
Herbaceous border with pink, blue and white colour scheme. Salvia sclarea var. turkestanica, Clematis recta, Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant', Delphiniums, Veronica spictum, Magnolia x loebneri.
Delicate blooms in pink, white, and purple nearly cover the antique urn in this English garden at Wollerton Old Hall. Photo by Clive Nichols Garden Photography.:
A friends beautiful herbaceous border
Verbena and Cosmos. Verbena bonariensis, flowering season August-October. Likes the sun.
Summer Cottage Garden Plan
This once formal garden has been turned into a cottage garden by tucking flowers between the sculpted shrubs...